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News


Dr. Prakash Kore recognized with honorary doctorate from Thomas Jefferson University Link

May 25, 2022:


 

Congratulations to Nancy Krebs who has been awarded the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award in Maternal-Fetal Nutrition

April 25, 2022:

Congratulations to Nancy, who has been awarded the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award in Maternal-Fetal Nutrition. 


Established in 1980, the March of Dimes Agnes Higgins Award honors the late Higgins of the Montreal Diet Dispensary for her innovation and years of service to the cause of improved maternal nutrition. Read More ยป

 

WHO ACTION-II Trial Paper Link

February 17, 2022:


 

2021 Kenya Scientist and University Rankings: Congratulations Prof. Fabian Esamai Link

November 17, 2021:

Congratulations to Prof. Fabian Esamai for his recognition as a top ranked Kenyan Scientist for 2021!

 

History-Making Malaria Vaccine Link

October 18, 2021:

WHO recommends broad rollout of world's first malaria vaccine.

 

Recent Publications

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Pregnant Women Related to COVID-19 Infection: A Cross-sectional Survey in Seven Countries from the Global Network for Women's and Children's Health.

Naqvi F, Naqvi S, Billah M, Saleem S, Fogleman E, Peres-da-Silva N, Figueroa L, Mazariegos M, Garces AL, Patel A, Das P, Kavi A, Goudar SS, Esamai F, Chomba E, Lokangaka A, Tshefu A, Haque R, Siraj S, Yousaf S, Bauserman M, Liechty EA, Krebs NF, Derman RJ, Carlo WA, Petri WA, Hibberd PL, Koso-Thomas M, Bann CM, McClure EM, Goldenberg RL. Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Pregnant Women Related to COVID-19 Infection: A Cross-sectional Survey in Seven Countries from the Global Network for Women's and Children's Health. BJOG. 2022 Feb; (): . PubMed: 35157346 Protocols: Maternal Newborn Health Registry View

Predictors of Plasmodium falciparum infection in the first trimester among nulliparous women from Kenya, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Leuba SI, Westreich D, Bose CL, Powers KA, Olshan A, Taylor S, Tshefu A, Lokangaka A, Carlo WA, Chomba E, Liechty EA, Bucher SL, Esamai F, Jessani S, Saleem S, Goldenberg RL, Moore J, Nolen T, Hemingway-Foday J, McClure EM, Koso-Thomas M, Derman RJ, Hoffman M, Bauserman M. Predictors of Plasmodium falciparum infection in the first trimester among nulliparous women from Kenya, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. J Infect Dis. 2021 Dec; (): . PubMed: 34888658 Protocols: ASPIRIN View

U-Shaped Association between Maternal Hemoglobin and Low Birth Weight in Rural Bangladesh.

Carpenter R, Billah M, Lyons G, Siraj MS, Rahman Q, Thorsten V, McClure E, Haque R, Petri W. U-Shaped Association between Maternal Hemoglobin and Low Birth Weight in Rural Bangladesh. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Nov; (): . PubMed: 34844203 Protocols: Maternal Newborn Health Registry View

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