A 2-year integrated agriculture and nutrition and health behavior change communication program targeted to women in Burkina Faso reduces anemia, wasting, and diarrhea in children 3-12.9 months of age at baseline: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.

@article{Olney2015A2I,
  title={A 2-year integrated agriculture and nutrition and health behavior change communication program targeted to women in Burkina Faso reduces anemia, wasting, and diarrhea in children 3-12.9 months of age at baseline: a cluster-randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Deanna K Olney and Abdoulaye Pedehombga and Marie T Ruel and Andrew Dillon},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={145 6},
  pages={1317-24}
}
BACKGROUND Among young children in Burkina Faso, anemia and chronic and acute undernutrition are widespread. OBJECTIVE This study assessed the impact of Helen Keller International's (HKI) 2-y integrated agriculture [homestead food production (HFP)] and nutrition and health behavior change communication (BCC) program, targeted to women, on children's (3-12.9 mo old at baseline) anthropometry (stunting, wasting, and underweight), mean hemoglobin (Hb), anemia (Hb < 11 g/dL), and diarrhea… CONTINUE READING
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