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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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...