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Global nutrition

Section edited by: Rafael Claro

This section on global nutrition welcomes original and review manuscripts and commentaries contributing to understanding the causes of, and especially the solutions to, nutrition-related public health problems globally.

  1. Content type: Research

    There is currently a societal debate in Germany concerning the interest to introduce a comprehensive and simplified nutritional information label on foods. Consumer associations and some manufacturers are supp...

    Authors: Fabien Szabo de Edelenyi, Manon Egnell, Pilar Galan, Nathalie Druesne-Pecollo, Serge Hercberg and Chantal Julia

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:28

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  2. Content type: Research

    The impact of unconditional cash transfers on child malnutrition and its determinants remains poorly understood. The aim of this study was evaluate the impact of an unconditional child cash grant on children’s...

    Authors: Andre M. N. Renzaho, Wen Chen, Sanjay Rijal, Pradiumna Dahal, Ingrid R. Chikazaza, Thakur Dhakal and Stanley Chitekwe

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:24

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  3. Content type: Research

    Between 2014 and 2015 a second National Food Consumption Survey was conducted in Belgium in order to evaluate the habitual food consumption in the general Belgian population and to compare it with food-based d...

    Authors: Sarah Bel, Karin A. A. De Ridder, Thérésa Lebacq, Cloë Ost, Eveline Teppers, Koenraad Cuypers and Jean Tafforeau

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:14

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  4. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We would like to thank the authors Jovana Dodos et al., for the article “Individual and household risk factors of severe acute malnutrition among underfive children in Mao, Chad: a matched casecontrol study”.

    Authors: Sunanda Gupta and Kiran Goswami

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:19

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2018 76:35

  5. Content type: Letter to the Editor

    We would like to thank the authors Sunanda Gupta and Kiran Goswami for their interest in our article “Individual and household risk factors of severe acute malnutrition among under-five children in Mao, Chad: ...

    Authors: Jovana Dodos, Chiara Altare and Mathias Altmann

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:18

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    The original article was published in Archives of Public Health 2018 76:35

  6. Content type: Research

    Adequate consumption of fruits and vegetables has protective benefits against development of coronary heart disease, hypertension and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, approximately 2.7 million d...

    Authors: Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Silver K. Bahendeka, Ronald Wesonga, Gerald Mutungi and David Guwatudde

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2019 77:4

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  7. Content type: Research

    Anemia is a global public health problem affecting both developing and developed countries. In Ethiopia, Adolescent girls are more vulnerable to anemia because of gender norms can leave girls disproportionatel...

    Authors: Kedir Abdela Gonete, Amare Tariku, Sintayehu Daba Wami and Terefe Derso

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:79

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  8. Content type: Research

    Using mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) to identify severe acute malnutrition (SAM) tends to identify younger and stunted children compared to alternative anthropometric case-definitions. It has been asserted...

    Authors: Paul Binns and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:78

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  9. Content type: Research

    Despite increased economic growth and development, and existence of various policies and interventions aimed at improving food security and nutrition, majority of countries in sub-Saharan Africa have very high...

    Authors: Coretta M. P. Jonah, Winnie C. Sambu and Julian D. May

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:77

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  10. Content type: Research

    Food insecurity is a global problem affecting many people worldwide, including approximately 220 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Ethiopia is among the countries severely affected by hunger. However, evid...

    Authors: Adino Tesfahun Tsegaye, Amare Tariku, Abebaw Gebeyehu Worku, Solomon Mekonnen Abebe, Mezgebu Yitayal, Tadesse Awoke, Kassahun Alemu and Gashaw Andargie Biks

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:56

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  11. Content type: Research

    Globally, approximately 19 million children under 5 years are suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM). It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in low-income countries including Ethiopia. However,...

    Authors: Fasil Wagnew, Debrework Tesgera, Mengistu Mekonnen and Amanuel Alemu Abajobir

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:64

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  12. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is defined by a mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) less than 115 mm or a weight-for-height z-score (WHZ) less than − 3 but also by the presence of bilateral pitting edema, also ...

    Authors: Jose Luis Alvarez, Nicky Dent, L. Browne, Mark Myatt and André Briend

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:58

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  13. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in Chad. The reasons behind persistently high prevalence of SAM in the Kanem region are still poorly understood, leaving ...

    Authors: Jovana Dodos, Chiara Altare, Mahamat Bechir, Mark Myatt, Brigitte Pedro, Francois Bellet, Jean Lapegue, Joachim Peeters and Mathias Altmann

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:35

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    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2019 77:19

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2019 77:18

  14. Content type: Research

    Wasting and stunting are common. They are implicated in the deaths of almost two million children each year and account for over 12% of disability-adjusted life years lost in young children. Wasting and stunti...

    Authors: Mark Myatt, Tanya Khara, Simon Schoenbuchner, Silke Pietzsch, Carmel Dolan, Natasha Lelijveld and André Briend

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:28

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  15. Content type: Research

    Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) threatens the lives of millions of children worldwide particularly in low and middle-income countries (LMICs). Community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is an appr...

    Authors: Stanley Chitekwe, Sibhatu Biadgilign, Assaye Tolla and Mark Myatt

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2018 76:19

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Archives of Public Health 2018 76:40

  16. Content type: Research

    This paper presents design and findings from the process evaluation of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) testing the effectiveness of Smarter Lunchrooms Movement (SLM) interventions to encourage consumption ...

    Authors: Laura N. Thomas, Tisa F. Hill, Alisha Gaines and Jamie S. Dollahite

    Citation: Archives of Public Health 2016 74:41

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