Nutrition News for Africa 2010

December 2010
World Health Organization Model Chapter on "Infant and young child feeding" (IYCF). WHO, Geneva, 2009 
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November 2010
Micronutrient fortification to improve growth and health of maternally HIV-unexposed and exposed Zambian infants: a randomised, controlled trial. ThN Chilenje Infant Growth, Nutrition, and Infection (CIGNIS) Study Team.  PLoS One 2010; 5: 1-12.
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October 2010
Effect of vitamin A supplementation in women of reproductive age on maternal survival in Ghana (ObaapaVitA): a cluster-randomised, placebo-controlled trial.
Kirkwood BR, Hurt L, Amenga-Etego S, Tawiah C, Zandoh C, Danso S, Hurt C, Edmond K, Hill Z, ten Asbroek G, Fenty J, Owusu-Agyei S, Campbell O, Arthur P, for the Obaapa Trial Team. Lancet 2010; 375: 1640-49.
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September 2010
Diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa
J.C. N Mbanya, A.A. Motala, E Sobngwi, F.K. Assah, S.T. Enoru. Lancet 2010; 375: 2254–66
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August 2010
Combined iron/folic acid supplements and malaria prophylaxis reduce neonatal mortality in 19 sub-Saharan African countries.  
Titaley CR, Dibley MJ, Roberts CL, Agho K.  Am J Clin Nutr 92: 235-43, 2010.
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June-July 2010
The Accelerated Child Survival and Development Programme in West Africa:
a retrospective evaluation. Bryce J, Gilroy K, Jones G, Hazel E, Black RE, Victora CG (2010) Lancet (published online January 12, 2010)
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May 2010
Scaling up nutrition: A framework for action Bezanson K, Isenman P; Food Nutr Bull 31: 178-186, 2010
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April 2010
Moving from vertical to integrated child health programmes:  experiences from a multi-country assessment of the Child Health Days approach in Africa, Doherty, T et al (2009) Trop Med & Intl Health
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March 2010
Implementing an integrated nutrition package at large scale in Madagascar: The Essential Nutrition Actions Framework Guyon AB et al; Food Nutr Bull 30: 233-244, 2009
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February 2010
Scaling Up Nutrition: What Will It Cost? Susan Horton, Meera Shekar, Christine McDonald, Ajay Mahal, Jana Krystene Brooks  The World Bank. 2010. ISBN: 978-0-8213-8077-2
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January 2010
Efficacy and safety of intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyramethamine for malaria in African infants: a pooled analysis of six randomized, placebo-controlled trials Aponte JJ et al; Lancet 374: 1533-42, 2009
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