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A simplified, combined protocol versus standard treatment for acute malnutrition in children 6–59 months (ComPAS trial): A cluster-randomized controlled non-inferiority trial in Kenya and South Sudan

Jeanette Bailey , Charles Opondo, Natasha Lelijveld, Bethany Marron, Pamela Onyo, Eunice N. Musyoki, Susan W. Adongo, Mark Manary, André Briend, Marko Kerac Abstract Background Malnutrition underlies 3 million child deaths worldwide. Current treatments differentiate severe acute malnutrition (SAM) from moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) with different products and…

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Analysis
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PLoS
Posted:
10 Jul 2020
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Strengths and limitations of computer assisted telephone interviews (CATI) for nutrition data collection in rural Kenya

Christine LamannaI, Kusum Hachhethu, Sabrina Chesterman, Gaurav Singhal, Beatrice Mwongela,, Mary Ng’endo, Silvia Passeri, Arghanoon Farhikhtah, Suneetha Kadiyala, Jean-Martin Bauer, Todd S. Rosenstock Abstract Despite progress in fighting undernutrition, Africa has the highest rates of undernutrition globally, exacerbated…

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WFP, ICRAF, LSHTM, PLoS, CCAFS
Posted:
31 Jan 2019
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Effectiveness of a brief behavioural intervention on psychological distress among women with a history of gender-based violence in urban Kenya: A randomised clinical trial

Abstract Background Gender-based violence (GBV) represents a major cause of psychological morbidity worldwide, and particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there are effective treatments for common mental disorders associated with GBV, they typically require lengthy treatment…

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Analysis
Source:
PLoS
Posted:
22 Oct 2017
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