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Prevalence of malnutrition and its associated factors among children aged 6-59 months living in Kangemi and Gichagj Sub locations. Nairobi, Kenya.
Malnutrition, which is a wide spread problem with devastating consequences, weakens immune system and worsens illness. It is a factor in about half of the deaths that occur among children under five years of age. ...
Maternal breastfeeding practices in relation to growth and nutrition status of children aged 0-24 months in Nairobi, Kenya
Bottle-feeding is common with more than half of the children given prelacteal feeds an hour after birth while median duration of breastfeeding (16.7 months) is also below the recommended duration. These inappropriate ...