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Impact of Water Quality, Sanitation, Handwashing, and Nutritional Interventions on Enteric Infections in Rural Zimbabwe: The Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) Trial.
BACKGROUND: We assessed the impact of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and infant and young child feeding (IYCF) interventions on enteric infections in the Sanitation Hygiene Infant Nutrition Efficacy (SHINE) trial ...
Predictors of oral rotavirus vaccine immunogenicity in rural Zimbabwean infants.
BACKGROUND: Oral rotavirus vaccines (RVV) have poor immunogenicity in low-income countries, for reasons that remain unclear. This study identified the determinants of RVV immunogenicity among infants in rural Zimbabwe. ...
Postdischarge interventions for children hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
BACKGROUND: Children hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have poor long-term outcomes following discharge, with high rates of mortality, morbidity, and impaired neurodevelopment. There is currently minimal ...
Biomarkers of environmental enteric dysfunction are not consistently associated with linear growth velocity in rural Zimbabwean infants.
BACKGROUND: Child stunting remains a poorly understood, prevalent public health problem. Environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) is hypothesized to be an important underlying cause. OBJECTIVES: Within a subgroup of 1169 ...
The United Kingdom's global health funding cuts will exacerbate inequities.
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Maternal fecal microbiome predicts gestational age, birth weight and neonatal growth in rural Zimbabwe.
BACKGROUND: Preterm birth and low birth weight (LBW) affect one in ten and one in seven livebirths, respectively, primarily in low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC) and are major predictors of poor child health ...
Associations between maternal obesity and infectious morbidity in Zimbabwean infants
The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing among reproductive-age women in sub-Saharan Africa. Whether maternal body mass index (BMI) influences the risk of infant infections in low- and middle-income countries ...
Regional differences in short stature in England between 2006 and 2019: A cross-sectional analysis from the National Child Measurement Programme.
(Public Library of Science, 2021-09-28)
BACKGROUND: Short stature, defined as height for age more than 2 standard deviations (SDs) below the population median, is an important indicator of child health. Short stature (often termed stunting) has been widely ...
Risk factors for postdischarge mortality following hospitalization for severe acute malnutrition in Zimbabwe and Zambia.
BACKGROUND: Children discharged from hospital following management of complicated severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have a high risk of mortality, especially HIV-positive children. Few studies have examined mortality in the ...
Mortality, HIV transmission and growth in children exposed to HIV in rural Zimbabwe.
BACKGROUND: Although prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) interventions have substantially reduced vertical HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa, mortality and growth among children who are HIV-exposed remain ...