Biological Mechanisms

Factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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This poster examines different factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal. Data comes from a longitudinal birth cohort study. Presented at Experimental Biology in 2017.

Factors associated with child wasting in South Asia: An in-depth analysis of household survey data in six countries

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This poster explores child wasting in South Asia using an analysis of household survey data from 6 different countries. Presented at the 5th Annual Scientific Symposium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

2014 Scientific Symposium

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Infant Nutritional Status and Markers of Environmental Enteric Dysfunction are Associated with Midchildhood Anthropometry and Blood Pressure in Tanzania

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Children who participated in 2 randomized trials micronutrient supplements in infancy were followed up in midchildhood (4.6-9.8 years of age). Anthropometry was measured at age 6 and 52 weeks in both trials, and blood samples were available from children at 6 weeks and 6 months from 1 trial. Linear regression was used for height-for-age z-score, body mass index-for-age z-score, and weight for age z-score, and blood pressure analyses; log-binomial models were used to estimate risk of overweight, obesity, and stunting in midchildhood.

A multi-level risk factor assessment for stunting: Evidence from a national sample in Nepal

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Despite marked improvement in child undernutrition, especially stunting, in Nepal over the past decade, stunting prevalence remains high at 41% thus generating an urgent need to understand factors associated with childhood stunting.

Factors associated with anemia in pregnant women in Banke, Nepal

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Anemia through pregnancy is highly correlated with poor birth outcomes, especially low birth weight (LBW). The Nepal DHS 2011 reports prevalence of anemia in pregnant women at 48%.

2014 Scientific Symposium Poster Presentations
Abhishek Khadha Change in anti-nutritional and reducing sugar value during germination in some varieties of finger millet in Nepal
Adam Richter Non-timber forest products and childhood undernutrition: A review of the literature
Amrit Prasad Poudel