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Increasing coverage of pediatric diarrhea treatment in high-burden countries

Kate Schroder, Audrey Battu, Leslie Wentworth, Jason Houdek, Chizoba Fashanu, Owens Wiwa, Rosemary Kihoto, Gerald Macharia, Naresh Trikha, Parth Bahuguna, Harkesh Dabas, Damien Kirchoffer (+4 others)
2019 Journal of Global Health  
We used pre- and post-program population-based household survey data to estimate the changes in coverage of ORS and zinc for treatment of diarrhea cases in children under-five in program areas.  ...  Diarrhea is the second leading cause of infectious deaths in children under-five globally.  ...  Acknowledgements: The authors wish to thank the Ministries of Health in Kenya, India, Nigeria, and Uganda for their partnership and leadership in strengthening overall child health services, including  ... 
doi:10.7189/jogh.09.010503 pmid:31131105 pmcid:PMC6513503 fatcat:hst7nezerbdk7j5vxcu7pyf5n4

Review: Breastfeeding Peer Counseling: From Efficacy Through Scale-Up

Donna J. Chapman, Katherine Morel, Alex Kojo Anderson, Grace Damio, Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
2010 Journal of Human Lactation  
We have systematically reviewed a) the randomized trials assessing the effectiveness of breastfeeding PC in improving rates of breastfeeding initiation, duration, exclusivity and maternal and child health  ...  There are a growing number of publications evaluating various breastfeeding peer counseling (PC) models.  ...  of Health.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0890334410369481 pmid:20715336 pmcid:PMC3115698 fatcat:274xus6rpvgzhihah4hoh3uwke

Comparison of high- versus low-intensity community health worker intervention to promote newborn and child health in Northern Nigeria

Henry Doctor, Sally Findley, Omolara Uwemedimo, Cathy Green, Fatima Adamu, Godwin Afenyadu
2013 International Journal of Women's Health  
Acknowledgments This research was conducted as part of the Programme for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria-Maternal Newborn and Child Health (PRRINN-MNCH), which is funded by UKaid (Department  ...  The end-ofproject survey will permit a longer duration of exposure to be assessed, and it will include a more detailed set of measures of program participation.  ...  The program utilizes an operations research 719 community health worker intervention in northern nigeria approach that promotes evidence-based quality improvement of ongoing program activities.  ... 
doi:10.2147/ijwh.s49785 pmid:24194649 pmcid:PMC3814931 fatcat:volehz5weffwpkhxmialr7mwmm

A Malaria Knowledge, Attitudes and Practice Survey in a Rural Community in Guinea [article]

Erin Holsted, Barclay Kadiebwe, Amer Sattar, Abigail Salthouse, Nirmal Ravi
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
Malaria is the top public health problem in the Republic of Guinea. In 2016, we conducted a cross-sectional household survey in Timbi-Touni, Guinea using community workers.  ...  Insights from our detailed KAP survey can guide policy makers and practitioners who design and implement malaria control and prevention measures in Guinea.  ...  (which was not certified by peer review) is the author/funder, who has granted medRxiv a license to display the preprint in perpetuity.  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.06.18.21259155 fatcat:s6hx2oui7fcavaauv5cac3kz4u

Common childhood illnesses: a cross-sectional study of commodity stocking patterns and management knowledge among patent and proprietary medicine vendors in Nigeria

Selema Margaret Akuiyibo, Jennifer Anyanti, Babatunde Abiodun Amoo, Dennis Aizobu, Omokhudu Idogho
2022 Archives of Public Health  
Patent and proprietary medicine vendors (PPMVs) are a leading source of care for illnesses among under-five children in Nigeria.  ...  Background The trio of commonest illnesses and causes mortality among children under five (Malaria, Pneumonia and Diarrhea) are easily treatable through timely exposure to cost effective interventions  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge all the participating PPMVs and residents in the study areas who contributed to the success of this study.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s13690-022-00846-x pmid:35317867 pmcid:PMC8939160 fatcat:hxdz3lkegrfspf3y227ozc2kji

Assessing the Prevalence of Intestinal Parasitic Infections (IPIs) Among the Children of Geidam Central Primary School Yobe State, Nigeria

Saleh Mohammed Yerima, Jain Vikas
2022 International Journal of TROPICAL DISEASE & Health  
Aims: This research aimed at assessing the prevalence of intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) among the children of Geidam Central primary school Yobe state, Nigeria.  ...  Of the 36 selected children, males maintain a high prevalence of IPIs with a total percentage of 36.11% and females hold a lower prevalence of infection (16.66%).  ...  this research study, and above all, Yobe State Government of Nigeria.  ... 
doi:10.9734/ijtdh/2022/v43i1130622 fatcat:6yahdpim2rh2rllqonc4xugvve

Addressing child health inequity through case management of under-five malaria in Nigeria: A model-based extended cost-effectiveness analysis [article]

Rishav Raj Dasgupta, Wenhui Mao, Osondu Ogbuoji
2021 medRxiv   pre-print
Methods We developed a decision tree model for case management of under-five malaria in Nigeria and conducted an extended cost-effectiveness analysis of subsidies covering the direct and indirect costs  ...  Despite having the highest GDP in Africa, Nigeria's current health financing system has not succeeded in reducing high out-of-pocket medical expenditure, which discourages care-seeking and use of effective  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank Ashwini Sunil Deshpande from the Duke Center for Policy Impact in Global Health for assistance in data extraction from the Nigeria Living Standard Survey  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.04.09.21255181 fatcat:yhun7anrcngvxeftush7pjjlpi

Early results of an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health program, Northern Nigeria, 2009 to 2011

Sally E Findley, Omolara T Uwemedimo, Henry V Doctor, Cathy Green, Fatima Adamu, Godwin Y Afenyadu
2013 BMC Public Health  
This paper describes early results of an integrated maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) program in Northern Nigeria where child mortality rates are two to three times higher than in the southern  ...  Methods: The impact of the intervention was assessed using a quasi-experimental design, comparing MNCH behaviors and outcomes in the intervention and control areas, before and after implementation of the  ...  Acknowledgements This research was conducted as part of the Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunisation in Northern Nigeria; Maternal Newborn and Child Health Programme, funded by UKaid (Department for  ... 
doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-1034 pmid:24175944 pmcid:PMC4228462 fatcat:55jmbkhypvbx5pcm5wame5xdxq

Isolation and Identification of Enterovirus D111 in a Child with Acute Flaccid Paralysis in Nigeria [article]

T.O.C. Faleye, M.O. Adewumi, O.T. Olayinka, J.A Adeniji
2018 bioRxiv   pre-print
The tubes had been previously inoculated with stool suspension from children (<15 years) in Nigeria with acute flaccid paralysis (AFP).  ...  All CCS were screened for Enteric Adenoviruses and group A Rotavirus using a rapid immunochromatographic test kit. Subsequently, they were passaged in HEp-2 cell line.  ...  This study was partly funded by a TETFund grant to Adeniji J.A. PhD. CONFLICT OF INTERESTS The authors declare that no conflict of interests exist.  ... 
doi:10.1101/479873 fatcat:zvlvwddlf5e3fhdhpeulotvxfu

Review of Food Safety Policy in Nigeria

2021 Journal of Law, Policy and Globalization  
and effective program.  ...  Therefore, the need for a robust and functional food safety policy in Nigeria and its effective implementation is imperative and urgent.  ... 
doi:10.7176/jlpg/110-07 fatcat:2t3lnlwetrdm5mmgyxewpvgn7a

Institutionalization of integrated community case management into national health systems in low- and middle-income countries: a scoping review of the literature

Agnes Nanyonjo, Helen Counihan, Sam Gudoi Siduda, Kassahun Belay, Gloria Sebikaari, James Tibenderana
2019 Global Health Action  
Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea continues to be a recommended strategy to address child mortality in areas where access to health facilities is limited.Objective  ...  and sustainability.Methods: A scoping review of relevant searchable policy documents and publications available in English literature was undertaken.  ...  Those that fulfilled the criteria were read in detail for subsequent data characterization.  ... 
doi:10.1080/16549716.2019.1678283 pmid:31694498 pmcid:PMC6844392 fatcat:j2tpqkklurhpldah5qckibvkjy

An assessment of maternal, newborn and child health implementation studies in Nigeria: implications for evidence informed policymaking and practice

Chigozie Jesse Uneke, Issiaka Sombie, Namoudou Keita, Virgil Lokossou, Ermel Johnson, Pierre Ongolo- Zogo
2016 Health Promotion Perspectives  
A MEDLINE Entrez PubMed search was performed in August 2015 and implementation studies that investigated MNCH in Nigeria from 1966 to 2015 in relation to health policy were sought.  ...  The purpose of this study was to review MNCH implementation studies undertaken in Nigeria in order to understand the extent the evidence generated informed better policy.  ...  Ethical approval This review was a key component of the "Moving Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Evidence into Policy in West Africa" (MEP) project undertaken by West African Health Organization (WAHO  ... 
doi:10.15171/hpp.2016.20 pmid:27579255 pmcid:PMC5002878 fatcat:lwy3uetqnfd45gqwn2ixpsuuzq

Barriers and facilitators to implementation of oral rehydration therapy in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review

Obidimma Ezezika, Apira Ragunathan, Yasmine El-Bakri, Kathryn Barrett
2021 PLoS ONE  
The World Health Organization launched a global campaign to improve ORT coverage in 1978, with activities such as educational campaigns, training health workers and the creation of designate programming  ...  Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) is an effective and cheap treatment for diarrheal disease; globally, one of the leading causes of death in children under five.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors are grateful to Kate Decter for comments on earlier drafts of the manuscript. Author Contributions  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0249638 pmid:33886584 pmcid:PMC8062013 fatcat:cr32e62a3nby3hmr6floirmjga

Community Engagement in the Prevention and Control of Lassa Fever in Africa: A Systematic Review

Olayinka Ilesanmi, Ekomobong Oton, Aanuoluwapo Afolabi, 1Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. 2Department of Community Medicine, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria., Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria., Department of Community Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
2021 Infection, epidemiology and microbiology  
In a cross-sectional study detailing response to LF outbreak in Ekiti State, Nigeria, Adovi et al. (2017) highlighted community mobilization and sensitization campaigns as effective measures to control  ...  Ajayi et al. (2013) conducted a crosssectional study providing details of outbreak and response strategies contributing to the control of the LF outbreak in Ebonyi State, Nigeria from January to May 2012  ... 
doi:10.52547/iem.7.2.187 fatcat:iioob574qnhp3jy7ckq2pneou4

Essential interventions for child health

Zohra S Lassi, Dania Mallick, Jai K Das, Lekho Mal, Rehana A Salam, Zulfiqar A Bhutta
2014 Reproductive Health  
About 80 percent of the world's under-five deaths in 2011 occurred in only 25 countries, and about half in only five countries: India, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pakistan and China.  ...  Child health is a growing concern at the global level, as infectious diseases and preventable conditions claim hundreds of lives of children under the age of five in low-income countries.  ...  The full contents of the supplement are available online at www. reproductive-health-journal.com/supplements/11/S1.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1742-4755-11-s1-s4 pmid:25177974 pmcid:PMC4145856 fatcat:qrautxknyjfhvmg4cfbzxvgpi4
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