Livestock ownership, household food security and childhood anaemia in rural Ghana

@inproceedings{Christian2019LivestockOH,
  title={Livestock ownership, household food security and childhood anaemia in rural Ghana},
  author={Aaron Kobina Christian and Mark L. Wilson and Richmond N O Aryeetey and Andrew D Jones},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2019}
}
The mechanisms through which livestock ownership is associated with childhood anaemia are contested. Using a cross-sectional, community-based survey of 300 households in southern Ghana, we determined the associations of household livestock ownership with anaemia among children aged 2-5 years. Potential mediating effects of animal-source food (ASF) consumption, microbial infections, and household food security were investigated. Data on each child's anaemia, malaria, and intestinal infections… CONTINUE READING

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