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Kenya + 1 more

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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United Republic of Tanzania

Prioritizing options for multi-objective agricultural development through the Positive Deviance approach

By Jonathan Steinke ,Majuto Gaspar Mgimiloko,Frieder Graef,James Hammond,Mark T. van Wijk,Jacob van Etten Abstract Agricultural development must integrate multiple objectives at the same time, including food security, income, and environmental sustainability. To help achieve these objectives, development practitioners…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
PLoS
Posted:
09 Apr 2020
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Ethiopia + 1 more

Could the Supertowel be used as an alternative hand cleaning product for emergencies? An acceptability and feasibility study in a refugee camp in Ethiopia

Background Diarrhoeal diseases are a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in humanitarian crises. Handwashing with soap may reduce diarrhoea by up to 47%, however, the circumstances associated with displacement make it challenging for crisis-affected populations to…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
PLoS
Posted:
02 Dec 2019
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Mozambique

“I take my pills every day, but then it goes up, goes down. I don’t know what’s going on”: Perceptions of HIV virological failure in a rural context in Mozambique - A qualitative research study

Ivan Alejandro Pulido Tarquino, Emilie Venables, Jose Manuel de Amaral Fidelis, Ruggero Giuliani, Tom Decroo Abstract Background HIV prevalence in Mozambique is estimated to be 13.2%. Routine viral load for HIV monitoring was first implemented in the rural area…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
PLoS
Posted:
29 Oct 2019
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Uganda + 2 more

Vulnerability of the agricultural sector to climate change: The development of a pan-tropical Climate Risk Vulnerability Assessment to inform sub-national decision making

Louis Parker, Clement Bourgoin, Armando Martinez-Valle, Peter Läderach Abstract As climate change continues to exert increasing pressure upon the livelihoods and agricultural sector of many developing and developed nations, a need exists to understand and prioritise at the…

Format:
Assessment
Source:
PLoS
Posted:
02 Apr 2019
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Kenya

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…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
WFP, ICRAF, LSHTM, PLoS, CCAFS
Posted:
31 Jan 2019
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