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Computer-based learning for the enhancement of breastfeeding training for South African undergraduate dietetic students
(Stellenbosch : University of Stellenbosch, 2007-12)
Introduction In order to address poor breastfeeding rates, both nationally and internationally, there is a great need for ongoing breastfeeding training for students of health care professions and health care workers ...
Capacity-building for a strong public health nutrition workforce in low-resource countries
(World Health Organization -- WHO, 2017-4)
INTRODUCTION: Neglected for several decades, nutrition is now firmly on the development agenda. Important landmarks are the initiation of the Scaling Up Nutrition movement in 2010; the adoption by the World Health ...
Selected facets of nutrition during the first 1 000 days of life in vulnerable South African communities
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016-03)
Background. Optimal nutrition during the first 1 000 days of life can reap lasting benefits throughout life. Objectives. To assess infant and young child-feeding (IYCF) practices and mother/caregiver-child anthropometry ...
Effects of agricultural biodiversity and seasonal rain on dietary adequacy and household food security in rural areas of Kenya
(BioMed Central, 2015)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Kenya has a high prevalence of underweight and stunting in children. It is believed that both agricultural biodiversity and seasonal rainfall influences household food security and dietary ...
Evaluation of selected aspects of the Nutrition Therapeutic Programme offered to HIV-positive women of child-bearing age in Western Cape Province, South Africa
(AOSIS Publishing, 2015-04-28)
Background: The Nutrition Therapeutic Programme (NTP) involves the provision of food supplements at primary health clinics (PHCs) to correct nutritional deficiencies in vulnerable groups. Although previous studies have ...