Iterative Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Supplemental Feeding Program for Underweight Children Ages 6–59 Months in Western Uganda

@article{Jilcott2009IterativeDI,
  title={Iterative Design, Implementation and Evaluation of a Supplemental Feeding Program for Underweight Children Ages 6–59 Months in Western Uganda},
  author={Stephanie Bell Jilcott and Scott B Ickes and Alice S. Ammerman and Jennifer A. Myhre},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={14},
  pages={299-306}
}
Objective In this paper we describe the development, implementation, evaluation, and subsequent improvements of a supplemental feeding program that provides community-based care to underweight children in a rural East African setting, using a locally-sourced and produced ready-to-use food (RUF). Methods Production teams were trained to grind soybeans and groundnuts (peanuts), which were then mixed with moringa oleifera leaf powder to form an energy-dense supplemental food, designed for use as… CONTINUE READING