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Impact of a peer-counseling intervention on breastfeeding practices in different socioeconomic strata: results from the equity analysis of the PROMISE-EBF trial in Uganda
K.T. Eide 2016
Background: Undernutrition is highly prevalent among infants in Uganda. Optimal infant feeding practices may improve nutritional status, health, and survival among children. Objective:  Our  study  evaluates&...
Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
W. Deressa / BioMed Central 2016
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions is bett...
Association between malaria and malnutrition among children aged under-five years in Adami Tulu District, south-central Ethiopia: a case-control study
B. Shikur; W. Deressa; B. Lindtjørn / BMC Public Health 2016
Background: Malaria and malnutrition are the major causes of morbidity and mortality in under-five children in developing countries such as Ethiopia. Malnutrition is the associated cause for about half of the deaths that occur among u...
Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
Spatial variations in child undernutrition in Ethiopia: Implications for intervention strategies (PhD theses)
S.H. Gebreyesus / University of Bergen 2016
Background: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest burden of undernutrition, with rates of stunting and underweight as high as 40% and 25%, respectively. National efforts are underway for an accelerated reduction of undernu...
Climate adapted vilages. The Development Fund's model for local climate adaptation. Honduras
S.H. Strømland; R. Ortiz / Development Fund, Norway 2015
The Climate Adapted Villages model aims to make farmers and local communities capable of organizing themselves, identifying climate threats and practicing climate smart agriculture, enabling them to adapt to the current consequences o...
Survive breathing: reduce household air pollution to save lives and help the climate
GRID Arendal 2015
In the early 21st century, nearly 3 billion people still lack reliable, affordable and sustainable access to modern energy services. They have to rely on various forms of solid fuel – animal dung, crop residues and waste, wood, ...
Dead in the water - Ethical ownership and water management in the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global
Association for International Water Studies, Norway 2015
The world is facing a serious water crisis with increasing water scarcity and overuse globally. The demand for water resources is growing rapidly mainly due to industrial use, and beverage companies are one of the major industrial con...
End of project evaluation of the Capacity Building Within Health Care : Somaliland
P. Memiah / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
Capacity Building within Healthcare (CBH) is a project implemented in Somaliland by the Norwegian Lutheran Mission (NLM) operating under the local name Nooleynta Naruurada Mustaqbalka (NNM). The project has been piloted since 2008/9 i...
Food wasted, food lost: food security by restoring ecosystems and reducing food loss
R.K. Formo (ed) / GRID Arendal 2014
Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development. Regional and local food insecurity, coupled with the need to develop innovative and sustainable solutions aimed at incre...
Items 1 to 10 of 53

Items 1 to 10 of 53

Impact of a peer-counseling intervention on breastfeeding practices in different socioeconomic strata: results from the equity analysis of the PROMISE-EBF trial in Uganda
K.T. Eide 2016
Background: Undernutrition is highly prevalent among infants in Uganda. Optimal infant feeding practices may improve nutritional status, health, and survival among children. Objective:  Our  study  evaluates&...
Combining long-lasting insecticidal nets and indoor residual spraying for malaria prevention in Ethiopia: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial
W. Deressa / BioMed Central 2016
Background: Long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS) are the main malaria prevention interventions in Ethiopia. There is conflicting evidence that the combined application of both interventions is bett...
Association between malaria and malnutrition among children aged under-five years in Adami Tulu District, south-central Ethiopia: a case-control study
B. Shikur; W. Deressa; B. Lindtjørn / BMC Public Health 2016
Background: Malaria and malnutrition are the major causes of morbidity and mortality in under-five children in developing countries such as Ethiopia. Malnutrition is the associated cause for about half of the deaths that occur among u...
Self-reported acute pesticide intoxications in Ethiopia
A.W. Nigatu; M. Bråtveit; B.E. Moen / BMC Public Health 2016
Background. Pesticide exposure is an important public health concern in Ethiopia, but there is limited information on pesticide intoxications. Residents may have an increased risk of pesticide exposure through proximity of their homes...
Spatial variations in child undernutrition in Ethiopia: Implications for intervention strategies (PhD theses)
S.H. Gebreyesus / University of Bergen 2016
Background: Ethiopia is one of the countries with the highest burden of undernutrition, with rates of stunting and underweight as high as 40% and 25%, respectively. National efforts are underway for an accelerated reduction of undernu...
Climate adapted vilages. The Development Fund's model for local climate adaptation. Honduras
S.H. Strømland; R. Ortiz / Development Fund, Norway 2015
The Climate Adapted Villages model aims to make farmers and local communities capable of organizing themselves, identifying climate threats and practicing climate smart agriculture, enabling them to adapt to the current consequences o...
Survive breathing: reduce household air pollution to save lives and help the climate
GRID Arendal 2015
In the early 21st century, nearly 3 billion people still lack reliable, affordable and sustainable access to modern energy services. They have to rely on various forms of solid fuel – animal dung, crop residues and waste, wood, ...
Dead in the water - Ethical ownership and water management in the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global
Association for International Water Studies, Norway 2015
The world is facing a serious water crisis with increasing water scarcity and overuse globally. The demand for water resources is growing rapidly mainly due to industrial use, and beverage companies are one of the major industrial con...
End of project evaluation of the Capacity Building Within Health Care : Somaliland
P. Memiah / Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD 2015
Capacity Building within Healthcare (CBH) is a project implemented in Somaliland by the Norwegian Lutheran Mission (NLM) operating under the local name Nooleynta Naruurada Mustaqbalka (NNM). The project has been piloted since 2008/9 i...
Food wasted, food lost: food security by restoring ecosystems and reducing food loss
R.K. Formo (ed) / GRID Arendal 2014
Food security is critical for health, labour productivity, economic growth and sustainable development. Regional and local food insecurity, coupled with the need to develop innovative and sustainable solutions aimed at incre...
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