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Development of a drinkable, peanut-based therapeutic food.
Malnutrition plays a major role in child morbidity and mortality. Its prevalence in Uganda continues to be an area of public concern. High ingredient costs continue to hamper local production of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic ...
Determinants of anemia among pregnant women in Kiboga District
(Makerere University, 2012-10)
Background: In spite of the various intervention efforts, Uganda, like other developing countries, is plagued by high levels of anemia among pregnant women. Anemia levels among women of reproductive age, (15-49 years) is ...
Association between feeding practices and the nutritional status of children 0- 24 months: a casestudy in Luweero District, Central Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-11)
Background: Childhood malnutrition is a significant health problem in developing countries and it has lifelong and irreversible effects especially if it occurs during the early stages of infancy. Care giving and infant and ...
Fusarium and fumonisin contamination of maize produced in Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-05)
Maize (Zea mays L.) is a staple food for many Ugandans. During production and storage, the crop may be colonised by Fusarium species which may produce fumonisins that are associated with several animal and human illnesses. ...