Swetha Manohar

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OBJECTIVE We assessed associations of maternal common mental disorders (CMD) with undernutrition and two common illnesses in children aged 0-5 years. DESIGN Cross-sectional survey. Maternal CMD was measured using the WHO Self-Reporting Questionnaire-20. Child undernutrition was defined as stunting, underweight or wasting. Child illnesses included(More)
BACKGROUND Global commitments to nutrition have supported calls for better evidence to support effective investments at national level. However, too little attention has so far been paid to the role of governance in achieving impacts. OBJECTIVE This article explores the ways by which the commitment and capabilities of policy implementers affect(More)
Recent reports observe poorer healthcare outcomes during the weekend. Many attribute this weekend effect to a reduced consultant presence. This study evaluates differences in labour management on weekends vs weekdays. A total of 20,187 deliveries, all resulting from spontaneous labour, in the same large U.K. maternity hospital were examined. Labour(More)
Despite substantial reductions in recent years in Nepal, stunting prevalence in children younger than 5 years remains high and represents a leading public health concern. To identify factors contributing to the stunting burden, we report multilevel risk factors associated with stunting in 4,853 children aged 6-59 months in a nationally and agroecologically(More)
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