Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Maternal perceptions of factors contributing to severe under-nutrition among children in a rural African setting

Amina  Abubakar

Amina Abubakar

qualifications: PhD

contribution: designed the project, supervised data collection, statistical analysis, wrote the first draft, literature review

position: Research fellow

Amina Abubakar's research interests focus on developing strategies for identifying, monitoring and rehabilitating children who are at-risk of experiencing developmental delay and impairments in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). Specifically she is interested in: a)quantifying the neurocognitive burden of early childhood diseases b) developing culturally appropriate psychological measures for use in Africa c) Investigating antecedents and consequences of childrearing practices in the African context and d) Identifying culturally appropriate intervention strategies for at-risk children in SSA.

Penelope  Holding

Dr Penelope Holding

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts

position: Senior research fellow


Research Interests: Implementation and Translational Science, Innovation in M&E

Martha  Mwangome

Martha Mwangome

qualifications: Msc

contribution: original concept, devised survey tool, collected data, input data, statistical analysis, contributed to drafts, literature review

position: Research officer

Kathryn  Maitland

Kathryn Maitland

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, contributed to drafts, supervised data collection

position: Senior research fellow

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