Nutrition News for Africa 2008

December 2008
Effects of early, abrupt weaning on HIV-free survival of children in Zambia.
Extended antiretroviral prophylaxis to reduce breast-milk HIV-1 transmission.
(comment paper) Breast-feeding, antiretroviral prophylaxis, and HIV.
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November 2008
Iodine-deficiency disorders. Zimmermann MB, Jooste PL, Pandav CS. Lancet 2008, August 1, e-pub ahead of print.
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October 2008
Worldwide prevalence of anemia, WHO Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System, 1993-2005. McLean E, Cogswell M, Egli I, Wojdyla D, de Benoist B. Public Health Nutrition May 23:1-11, 2008 (Epub ahead of print).
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September  2008
Systematic review of the efficacy and effectiveness of complementary feeding interventions in developing countries. Dewey KG, Adu-Afarwuah S. Maternal and Child Nutrition 4:24-85, 2008.
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August 2008
 Mainstreaming nutrition into maternal and child health programmes: scaling up of exclusive breastfeeding. Bhandari N, Kabir AK, Salam MA. Maternal & Child Nutr 2008; 4 Suppl 1:5-23.
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July 2008
Report of the World Health Organization Technical Consultation on Prevention and Control of Iron Deficiency in Infants and Young Children in Malaria-Endemic Areas (Lyon, France, 12-14 June 2006).
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