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Factors influencing the nutritional status of women of reproductive age in Erute internally displaced persons' camp, Lira District
Introduction: More than 1.5 million Ugandans were displaced and lived in camps from 1996 to 2005. The camp conditions were associated with poor sanitary facilities, disease and malnutrition among women and children (WFP ...
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 ...
Effect of supplementation with iron, vitamin A and zinc on anaemia levels and nutritional status of school children (6-10 years) in Wakiso District
(Makerere University, 2011-08)
Background: Iron deficiency and anaemia during childhood are associated with adverse outcomes like impaired cognitive and motor development and learning difficulties in children. Consumption of diets low in bioavailable ...