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Infant-feeding patterns and cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood: data from five cohorts in low- and middle-income countriesInternational Journal of Epidemiology, 2010Infant-feeding patterns may influence lifelong health. This study tests the hypothesis that longer duration of breastfeeding and later introduction of complementary foods in infancy are associated with reduced adult cardiovascular risk.DocumentIndian Journal for the Practising Doctor, 2008Anaemia is common in the elderly; the reported prevalence ranging from 8% to 44%. The prevalence increases with age, the highest prevalence seen in men aged 85 and older. However, the process is not entirely physiological.DocumentJournal of Human Ecology, 2009Adolescence is a significant period of human growth and maturation, unique changes occur an many adult patterns are established. Following early childhood (<2 yr), during the adolescent growth spurt, the risk of iron deficiency and anaemia reappears (Dallman et al. 1980). Iron deficiency affects the ability of adolescents to read, write and learn also.DocumentPLoS Medicine, 2010Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and may increase the risk of obesity and diabetes.Document
A systematic review of effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on irthweight: meta-analysis of 17 randomized controlled trialsJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2011The effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birth weight is controversial as randomised controlled trials (RCTs) report conflicting conclusions. A systematic review which includes meta-analysis was done on 17 RCTs conducted worldwide since 1984 to assess the effect of prenatal zinc supplementation on birth weight. The studies were identified through web-based search.Document2012Undernutrition is a global issue. India ranks second in world of the number of children suffering from malnutrition. Odisha, located in the eastern zone of India, shares about 8% of the total undernutrition burden of the Country.Document
Effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) on Malnutrition of Infants in Rajasthan, India: A Mixed Methods StudyPLoS ONE, 2012This paper aims to analyse the effect of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), a wage-foremployment policy of the Indian Government, on infant malnutrition and delineate the pathways through which MGNREGA affects infant malnutrition.Document
Motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers in hilly and non-hilly areas of Jashpur District, Chhattisgarh: an exploratory study.2012It is essential to have a capable and motivated health workforce for building an effective, responsive health system and in turn achieve national health goals. The present cross sectional study was conducted in Chhattisgarh, India to assess the level of motivation and job satisfaction among multipurpose health workers (MPWs) and to study factors influencing them.Document
Mapping of nutrition teaching and training initiatives in India: the need for Public Health NutritionPublic Health Nutrition, 2012This paper is a situational analysis of Public Health Nutrition (PHN) across India, mapping teaching and training initiatives. The analysis was conducted using a combination of Internet search, telephone calls as well as interviews with experts. Information collected was pooled and tabulated using a snowball approach.DocumentJournal of Health, Population and Nutrition, 2012Positive secular trends in body dimensions and growth rate have been apparent all over the world in both genders during the last century. The extent of secular changes has, however, varied during different periods in different populations and in intensity.