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Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Breastfeeding Intervention in a Transitional Population
(Holme, T., Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for International Cooperation in Science., & World Health Organization. (1981). Acute enteric infections in children: New prospects for treatment and prevention : proceedings of the third Nobel conference. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press., 1981)
Diarrheal disease is a main cause of weight loss and growth faltering and stunting in rural children living under low socioeconomic conditions, and diarrhea is one of the most important events precipitating severe ...
Estado nutricional del niño de Puriscal durante la crisis, 1979-1984
A prospective study on growth and development of children is underway since 1979 in Puriscal, a rural region in the mountainous South of Costa Rica. Beginning with gestation and following through infancy and preschool age, ...
Promotion of breast-feeding, health, and growth among hospital-born neonates, and among infants of a rural area of Costa Rica
(Diarrhea and Malnutrition. Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions.Editors: Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw, 1983,177-202, 1983)
decline in the incidence of breast-feeding in many developing nations \--as been recorded in recent years, often in conjunction with (a) rapid changes in way of life, (b) migration from rural to urban,- centers, ...
Promotion of Breast Feeding, Health, and Survival of Infants Through Hospital and Field Interventions
(Malnutrition: Determinants and consequences.New York: Liss, Inc 123-138, 1984)
Most authorities agree that the decline in the rate and duration of breast feeding in urban areas in many developing countries has been the result of urbanization and influences of Western culture. Two sequalae have been ...
Estudio de Puriscal IX. Estado nutricional y supervivencia del niño lactante
(Revista Médica del Hospital Nacional de Niños, 17(1 y 2): 117-139, 1982)
There is no evidence of malnutrition in the Canton of Puriscal as revealed by careful prospective study of all children born from September 19 of 1979 onwards. Several factors may account for this remarkable situation. ...