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Naomi  Saville

Naomi Saville

Nepal

• Cluster randomised controlled trial in rural plains Nepal to determine the relative impact on birth weight of i) a behaviour change strategy through community mobilisation through women's groups alone, ii) unconditional cash transfers to pregnant women, iii) food transfers to pregnant women (both ii and iii combined with the same behaviour change strategy) and iv) usual government programmes. • Nutritional interventions to address stunting and other indicators of undernutrition particularly during the first 24 months of life and especially involving community mobilization approaches to improve maternal nutrition, breastfeeding and complementary feeding after 6 months • Assessment of food security, livelihoods, vulnerability and nutritional status, particularly in relation to recent food price hikes in Nepal; • Community-based interventions to improve maternal and child health, in particular to reduce neonatal mortality; • Social inequalities in relation to health, nutrition and access to services • Maternal mental health and the potential for community interventions to address mental health issues in the community; • Participatory approaches to development and action research.


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Original Research 28 March 2014

Effectiveness of female community health volunteers in the detection and management of low-birth-weight in Nepal

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