Search for dissertations about: "Eva-Charlotte Ekström"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Eva-Charlotte Ekström.

  1. 1. Social Stratification of Children's Diet and Nutrition: Understanding Women's Situation in Addis Ababa

    Author : Hanna Yemane Berhane; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Magnus Jirström; Michelle Holdsworth; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : malnutrition; urban mothers; diet diversity; preschool children; social stratification; affordability; Addis Ababa; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : Background: Childhood undernutrition is the cause of nearly half of all deaths in under-five children. In sub-Saharan African countries, this problem is further complicated by the rising prevalence of overweight. READ MORE

  2. 2. Child nutrition in rural Nicaragua : Population-based studies in a transitional society

    Author : Mariela Contreras; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Anders Hjern; Christel Larsson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : autonomy; education; feeding practices; food security; nutritional status; social support; Nutrition; Nutrition;

    Abstract : Emerging favourable as well as unfavourable nutrition patterns are observed in societies undergoing rapid social and economic change. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the associations between household and maternal resources and infant and young child feeding habits and nutritional status in rural Nicaragua, a low-income transitional society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Infant Anemia and Micronutrient Status : Studies of Early Determinants in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Hanna Eneroth; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Usha Ramakrishnan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Micronutrients; Anemia; Iron Deficiency; Zinc Deficiency; Vitamin A Deficiency; Vitamin B12 Deficiency; Folic Acid Deficiency; Infant; Pregnancy; Dietary Supplementation; Hemoglobin; Dose-Response Relationship; Exclusive Breast Feeding; Bangladesh; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Anemia and micronutrient deficiencies in infancy are common in low-income settings. These are partly due to maternal malnutrition and may impair child health and development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nutrition and Oxidative Parameters in Pregnancy, Size at Birth and Metabolic Status of the Offspring at 4.5 Years : The MINIMat Trial in Rural Bangladesh

    Author : Emma Lindström; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Lars-Åke Persson; Samar Basu; Tessa Roseboom; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Pregnancy; micronutrient deficiency; anemia; birth size; food supplementation; micronutrient supplementation; metabolic status; childhood; International Health; Internationell hälsa;

    Abstract : Undernutrition and oxidative stress in fetal life and infancy may lead to adverse health outcomes in the offspring. We studied nutrition and oxidative parameters in pregnancy and their associations with birth anthropometry and metabolic status in the children. READ MORE

  5. 5. Promotion of Exclusive Infant Feeding in South Africa : Community-Based Peer Counselling in high HIV Prevalent Area

    Author : Barni Nor; Eva-Charlotte Ekström; Beth Maina Ahlberg; Lars Dahlgren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Promotion; Exclusive Breastfeeding; Formula Feeding; Peer Counselling; HIV; South Africa; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicin; Medicine;

    Abstract : Despite global efforts, exclusive breastfeeding is rarely practiced in South Africa where infants are at risk of diarrheal infections, malnutrition and HIV transmission. The present study was conceptualized within the context of a multi-country, cluster randomized community-based behavioural intervention known as PROMISE-EBF in South Africa, Burkina Faso, Zambia and Uganda (www. READ MORE