A Nutrition/Hygiene Education Program for the Prevention of Child Malnutrition in Rural Kenya

NCT ID: NCT01679535


Title
A Nutrition/Hygiene Education Program for the Prevention of Child Malnutrition in Rural Kenya
Purpose
This study will determine if an education program about hygiene and child feeding practices, taught by local village community health workers, will improve child growth and decrease the prevalence of childhood malnutrition in a rural region of Kenya.
Details
Conditions
Child Nutrition Disorders
Keywords
Infant nutrition disorder, Child nutrition disorders, Malnutrition, Protein-energy malnutrition
Source
University of New Mexico
Sponsors
University of New Mexico, University of Nairobi
Status
Completed
Acronym
Last Updated
03 Feb 2015
URL
Official Link
Citations/Publications
Black RE, Allen LH, Bhutta ZA, Caulfield LE, de Onis M, Ezzati M, Mathers C, Rivera J; Maternal and Child Undernutrition Study Group.. Maternal and child undernutrition: global and regional exposures and health consequences. Lancet. 2008 Jan 19;371(9608):243-60. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61690-0. Review.

Bhutta ZA, Ahmed T, Black RE, Cousens S, Dewey K, Giugliani E, Haider BA, Kirkwood B, Morris SS, Sachdev HP, Shekar M; Maternal and Child Undernutrition Study Group.. What works? Interventions for maternal and child undernutrition and survival. Lancet. 2008 Feb 2;371(9610):417-40. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(07)61693-6. Review.

Dewey KG, Adu-Afarwuah S. Systematic review of the efficacy and effectiveness of complementary feeding interventions in developing countries. Matern Child Nutr. 2008 Apr;4 Suppl 1:24-85. doi: 10.1111/j.1740-8709.2007.00124.x. Review.

Locations
United States