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Effect of supplementation with zinc, zinc plus, vitamin A and iron on nutritional status of school children (6-10 years) in Uganda: A randomized controlled study
(Makerere University, 2010)
Background: The nutritional status for the school-aged child is largely unknown. Unlike for children under five years of age, few studies have been conducted the age group of 6-10 years. Hence there is a paucity of information ...
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 ...
Effect of vitamin A-mineral supplementation on serum retinol and overall nutritional status of school children aged 6-10 years in Wakiso District, Uganda: A randomized controlled trial
(Makerere University, 2010-11)
Introduction: School aged children are faced by many nutritional problems including deficiencies of major micronutrients such as Vitamin A, Iron and Zinc. Vitamin A Deficiency is a public health problem in Uganda and efforts ...
African indigenous leafy vegetables as a potential source of β-carotene for under five year old children.
(Makerere University, 2014)
This study was designed to assess the adequacy of African indigenous leafy vegetables in meeting vitamin A needs of children below the age of five years in Iganga and Luuka districts. East Central Uganda where Iganga and ...