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Dietary lipids are important in infancy to ensure infants meet their high energy needs.1 They also fulfil numerous metabolic and physiological functions critical to their growth, development, and health. Fats contribute approximately 40% –...

From the age of six months to 24 months, infants enter a particularly vulnerable period of complementary feeding during which they make a gradual transition to eating family foods (Dewey & Brown, 2003). However, this period is often...

Good nutrition is very important for everyone, especially for infants and young children, because it is directly linked to all aspects of their growth and development. Adequate nutrition during infancy and early childhood is essential to...

In collaboration with the Mali Pediatric Association, National Council of Mid-wives, Gynaecology & Obstetrical department of Gabriel Toure Teaching Hospital in Bamako, and the Ministry of Hygiene & Public Health, the NNIA organised two...

Around 25% of deaths among new-borns worldwide are due to asphyxia during the birth period. In Gabon, neonatal mortality is approximately 26%, with asphyxia, infections and premature birth being the main reasons.

Prof. Simon J. ATEGBO Department of Pediatrics, Libreville Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Email: sategbo@yahoo.fr Moderate or severe under nutrition remains a public health problem in developing countries. The responsibility of...

On the 27th February, NNIA Board Members hosted a scientific meeting at Arebbusch Travel Lodge in Windhoek, Namibia. The two presenters were Samantha du Toit, Nutrition and Dietetic Consultant, BSc (Med) Hons Nutrition & Dietetics (UCT) and...

In line with our commitment to collaborate with stakeholders in order to improve nutrition knowledge, two scientific symposiums were held on the 7th of March at the University of Mountains in Cameroon.

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Growth is a hall mark of children. Any growth deviation is viewed with great concern and remedies undertaken to restore normalcy. Children: born small for gestational age (SGA), Protein Energy Malnutrition-primary or secondary or failure to...

Breastfeeding is recommended exclusively for the first six months of a child’s life, but what happens when a mother chooses to go way beyond the

The NNAK (National Nurses Association ofKenya) launched an annual quiz in May 2015 for nurses across the Nairobiregion. Such was the success that, in

Nestlé to provide evidence at Allergies 2016Nestlé to unveil evidence in primary prevention of allergic diseases using nutritional approaches at

According to the world health organization (WHO) closeto a quarter of newborn deaths in the world are caused by asphyxia at birth. Itis amongst the

Prof. GabrielAnabwaniBackgroundThereis no agreed definition of adolescence; the WHO defines it as ages 10-18 whilethe American Academy of Pediatrics

Dr F AMON-TANOH-DICKTitularProfessor of Pediatrics, CHU YOUPOUGON ABIDJAN COTE D’IVOIRE,08 BP549 ABIDJAN 08, dickflore32@gmail.comIntroductionRecent

The challenges of neonatal asphyxia and its contribution to neonatal mortality are well-known in developing countries.From the 9th – 10th of April

Nutritional status of pregnant women is not sufficiently known in Madagscar. From July 2005 to March 2006, a prospective cohort study was undertaken