Searching with a thematic focus on Nutrition in Ethiopia
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Childcare practices among factory working and housewife mothers and its implications on child nutritional outcomes in Addis Ababa and Oromia regions, EthiopiaEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2010Inadequate care is one of the likely causes of child malnutrition. In view of this fact, today research initiatives in the area of childcare have received increased attention. The context of childcare is mainly composed of the feeding component, the health seeking behaviours of the caretakers and type of child minder.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2013Ethiopian pastoralist community are more than 12 million occupying 61 per cent of the total land mass with more than 29 nationalities and ethnic groups. They inhabit land with natural resources and a wealth of cultural and traditional heritage that remains largely untapped.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2013The cost of hunger (COHA) study is an important step forward to better understand the role child nutrition and human development can play as a catalyser, or as a constraint, in implementation of Ethiopia’s Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP).Document
Sensory acceptability trial for a chickpea based ready to use supplementary food among moderately malnourished children (6 – 59 months)Ethiopian Public Health Institute, 2014Malnutrition is one of the most important causes of child mortality in Ethiopia being the underlying cause of 57 per cent of child deaths in Ethiopia. These children and their mothers suffer from the poor health and nutrition situation in the country.Document
Overview of the Ethiopian National Food Consumption survey (NFCS): implications for fortification programsEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2011In 2011, the then Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute now EPHI conducted the Ethiopian National Food Consumption Survey (FCS) in response to a request by the Federal Ministry of Health to provide evidence for the National Food Fortification Program.Document
Factors associated with dietary practices and nutritional status among pregnant women in Wondo Genet districtEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2014Malnutrition is a serious public health problem linked to increase in the risk of mortality and morbidity (Blossner and de Onis, 2005). Women and young children are most affected. Diets that are deficient in macro and micronutrients place people at risk of malnutrition. A total of 925 million people were undernourished in 2010 worldwide (FAO, 2010).DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2014The Government of Ethiopia developed a National Nutrition Strategy in 2008, followed by a National Nutrition Program. The revised plan of action for nutrition has recently been updated to focus on stunting and multi-sectoral approach and cover the period from September 2012 to August 2015.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2012Stunting (i.e. height-for-age z-score (HAZ)) during childhood is a major public-health problem in underdeveloped and developing countries as a result of chronically not meeting nutrient requirements for growth between conception and 24 months of age.DocumentEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2012Prenatal Iron Supplementation (PIS) has a paramount contribution for reducing maternal mortality. The coverage and compliance in Ethiopia is 17.3 per cent and 0.4 per cent respectively. The aim of this study is to determine the coverage of and adherence to prenatal IFS (Iron Folic acid Supplementation) and to identify factors affecting utilization of the service.Document
Assessment of status of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practice, policy and programs: achievements and gaps in EthiopiaEthiopian Public Health Institute, 2013Breastfeeding is universal in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Demographic Health Survey indicates that only 52 per cent of children under six months are exclusively breastfed despite the World Health Organization’s (WHO) recommendation of exclusive breastfeeding for up to the first six months of life.