Prevalence and risk factors of undernutrition among schoolchildren in the Plateau Central and Centre-Ouest regions of Burkina Faso

@inproceedings{Erismann2017PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors of undernutrition among schoolchildren in the Plateau Central and Centre-Ouest regions of Burkina Faso},
  author={S{\'e}verine Erismann and Astrid M. Knoblauch and Serge P. Diagbouga and Peter Odermatt and Jana Gerold and Akina Shrestha and Grissoum Tarnagda and Boubacar Savadogo and Christian Schindler and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and Gu{\'e}ladio Ciss{\'e}},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Multiple factors determine children's nutritional status, including energy and nutrient intake, recurrent infectious diseases, access (or lack thereof) to clean water and improved sanitation, and hygiene practices, among others. The "Vegetables go to School: improving nutrition through agricultural diversification" (VgtS) project implements an integrated school garden programme in five countries, including Burkina Faso. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of… CONTINUE READING
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