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NIH DATA Scholar Program Link

February 04, 2020:

Information for potential candidates for the new Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholar Program and specifically for a Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in (DS-I Africa) DATA Scholar. Read More »

 

Global Network featured in the Seminars in Perinatology supplement Link

November 06, 2019:

Ed Liechty was the editor for a special supplement to the Seminars in Perinatology journal, which featured numerous Global Network colleagues. The supplement focused on the current statue of in children in low and middle income countries, and articles included topics such as traditional birth attendants, malaria in pregnancy, and ultrasound use in low-resource settings.

 

UNICEF Report: Children, food and nutrition Link

October 21, 2019:

Poor diets are leading to alarming levels of child malnutrition worldwide, with millions of children who are stunted, overweight or lacking essential vitamins and nutrients. one-third of children under 5 aren’t growing well because they aren’t eating well. 

UNICEF’s latest report, The State of the World’s Children 2019: Children, food and nutrition: Growing well in a changing world, examines the issue of children, food and nutrition and provides a fresh perspective on this rapidly evolving challenge. 

 

Recent Publications

Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Hoffman MK, Goudar SS, Kodkany BS, Metgud M, Somannavar M, Okitawutshu J, Lokangaka A, Tshefu A, Bose CL, Mwapule A, Mwenechanya M, Chomba E, Carlo WA, Chicuy J, Figueroa L, Garces A, Krebs NF, Jessani S, Zehra F, Saleem S, Goldenberg RL, Kurhe K, Das P, Patel A, Hibberd PL, Achieng E, Nyongesa P, Esamai F, Liechty EA, Goco N, Hemingway-Foday J, Moore J, Nolen TL, McClure EM, Koso-Thomas M, Miodovnik M, Silver R, Derman RJ, Achieng E, Bauserman M, Bose C, Bucher S, Carlo W, Chicuy J, Chomba E, Das P, Derman R, Esamai F, Figueroa L, Garces A, Goco N, Goldenberg R, Goudar S, Hemingway-Foday J, Hibberd P, Hoffman M, Jessani S, Krebs N, Kodkany B, Koso-Thomas M, Kurhe K, Liechty E, Lokangaka A, MacGuire E, McClure E, Metgud M, Miodovnik M, Moore J, Mwapule A, Mwenechanya M, Naqvi F, Naqvi S, Nathan R, Nolen T, Nyongesa P, Okitawutshu J, Parepalli S, Patel A, Saleem S, Silver R, Somannavar M, Soomro Z, Tshefu A, Wallace D, Zehra F. Low-dose aspirin for the prevention of preterm delivery in nulliparous women with a singleton pregnancy (ASPIRIN): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet. 2020 1; 395(10220): . PubMed: 31982074 Protocols: ASPIRIN View


 
Preconception nutrition intervention improved birth length and reduced stunting and wasting in newborns in South Asia: The Women First Randomized Controlled Trial.

Dhaded SM, Hambidge KM, Ali SA, Somannavar M, Saleem S, Pasha O, Khan U, Herekar V, Vernekar S, Kumar S Y, Westcott JE, Thorsten VR, Sridhar A, Das A, McClure E, Derman RJ, Goldenberg RL, Koso-Thomas M, Goudar SS, Krebs NF. Preconception nutrition intervention improved birth length and reduced stunting and wasting in newborns in South Asia: The Women First Randomized Controlled Trial. PLoS ONE. 2020 ; 15(1): e0218960. PubMed: 31995570 PubMed Central: PMC6988936 Protocols: Women First View


 
Maternal Characteristics Affect Fetal Growth Response in the Women First Preconception Nutrition Trial.

Hambidge KM, Bann CM, McClure EM, Westcott JE, Garcés A, Figueroa L, Goudar SS, Dhaded SM, Pasha O, Ali SA, Derman RJ, Goldenberg RL, Koso-Thomas M, Somannavar MS, Herekar V, Khan U, Krebs NF. Maternal Characteristics Affect Fetal Growth Response in the Women First Preconception Nutrition Trial. Nutrients. 2019 Oct; 11(10): . PubMed: 31640153 PubMed Central: PMC6835723 Protocols: Women First View


 
Different Gut Microbial Profiles in Sub-Saharan African and South Asian Women of Childbearing Age Are Primarily Associated With Dietary Intakes

Tang M, Frank DN, Tshefu A, Lokangaka A, Goudar SS, Dhaded SM, Somannavar MS, Hendricks AE, Ir D, Robertson CE, Kemp JF, Lander RL, Westcott JE, Hambidge KM, Krebs NF. Different Gut Microbial Profiles in Sub-Saharan African and South Asian Women of Childbearing Age Are Primarily Associated With Dietary Intakes Front. Microbiol.. 2019 8; 10(): . PubMed: 31474951 PubMed Central: PMC6702451  View


 
Place of delivery and perinatal mortality in Kenya.

Kunkel M, Marete I, Cheng ER, Bucher S, Liechty E, Esamai F, Moore JL, McClure E, Vreeman RC. Place of delivery and perinatal mortality in Kenya. Semin. Perinatol.. 2019 Aug; 43(5): 252-259. PubMed: 31104765 Protocols: Maternal Newborn Health Registry View


 
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