A study done in Lesotho in 1985-1986 assessed whether growth charts increased the impact of nutrition education and growth monitoring on maternal learning about weaning pratices and diarrhea.
Seven hundred and seventy six mother wer given three monthly sessions of group nutrition education along with growth monitoring of children and individual counseling.
Growth charts, which were taught to one of two groups, fostered learning but only on issues related to diarrhea and only among new clinic attendants, mothers with less than secondary schooling and mothers of malnourished children.
Mots-clés Pascal : Lesotho, Afrique, Homme, Mère, Nutrition, Education nutritionnelle, Courbe croissance, Développement staturopondéral, Nourrisson, Education sanitaire, Programme, Traitement, Diarrhée, Sevrage
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lesotho, Africa, Human, Mother, Nutrition, Nutrition education, Growth curve, Somatic growth, Infant, Health education, Program, Treatment, Diarrhea, Weaning
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0009967
Code Inist : 002B29B. Création : 199406.