Improving child nutrition at the village level.

  title={Improving child nutrition at the village level.},
  author={Joe Stanfield},
  journal={Child: care, health and development},
  volume={7 2},
  • Joe Stanfield
  • Published 1981 in Child: care, health and development
The decision was made about 12 years ago in the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health of Makerere University to see if childhood malnutrition could be cured and prevented in a rural area of Uganda, surrounding a small 10-bedded maternity center some 20 miles north of Kampala. The staff included 2 midwives and another midwife who had had training in health visiting, and a community development foreman. There were weekly visits from the Church of Uganda Mengo Hospital by a doctor and sister… CONTINUE READING