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Nutrition and Public Hygiene among Children under Five Years of Age in Mukuru Slums of Makadara Division, Nairobi.
(East African medical journal, 2008-08)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between sanitation and malnutrition among children below five years. DESIGN: A random sampling followed by an experimental design on microbiological analysis of food and water ...
Rickets in Rift Valley: A Review of Manifestation and Links with Flouride Contents of Drinking Water Supplies
It was reported in the Standard of 15th May, 2009 that there is an increase in cases of rickets in Naivasha Hospital especially among children of parents working in flower farms. This paper aims to explain what rickets is, ...
Pregnant Women’s Energy Consumption and Weight Gain: The Perspective of a Rural Community at Rongo District Kenya
(Discourse Journals, 2014)
Women in poor rural communities often consume diets that are deficient in energy. Maternal malnutrition continues to be a global problem. Population studies indicate that kilocalorie intake is usually less than recommended ...
Diabetes and Blindness in Kenya: A chronic disease of nutrition in transition
Objective: To determine the extent of diabetes as a chronic disease in Kenya and relate it to incidences of blindness in the country. Data source: Literature review from archives, hospital records, newspapers, peer ...
The Availability of Processed Fruit Products and Their Contents of Vitamins A and C in Nairobi, Kenya
(African Scholarly Science Communications Trust, 2009-01)
In Kenya, among children of less than five years, 84% have vitamin A deficiency, 73.4% have iron deficiency, and 51% have zinc deficiency. Among women, 39% have vitamin A deficiency, while among pregnant women, 60% have ...