Kablan, Ahmed

Aflatoxin exposure and child nutrition: measuring anthropometric and long-bone growth over time in Nepal

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Naturally occurring aflatoxins may contribute to poor growth and nutritional statuses in children.


We analyzed the relationship between contemporary and lagged aflatoxin exposure and 1) length-for-age z-score (LAZ); and 2) length, knee-heel length, stunting, weight-for-age z-score (WAZ), and weight-for-length z-score (WLZ).


Agricultural policy for improved nutrition in Africa and Asia: evidence to guide the US Government's investments in food security

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The roundtable process was designed to complement numerous past and ongoing efforts to assemble and disseminate rigorous evidence on how agricultural change can best help to improve international nutrition, beginning with the first Lancet Maternal and Child Nutrition series in 2008 and its follow-up in 2013 and other systematic reviews (Webb and Kennedy 2014), as well as assessments from private groups such as the Copenhagen Consensus (2014) and the Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition (2014), international organizations such as the World Bank (2007), the Food and Agri