Sökning: "feeding practices"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 42 avhandlingar innehållade orden feeding practices.
Sammanfattning : This thesis assesses the uptake of the national Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (PMTCT) programme in South Africa, and the challenges of achieving safe infant feeding practices in the context of HIV. The research studies contained in this thesis utilised a variety of quantitative and qualitative research methods in order to provide a full understanding of the challenges of moving from efficacy to effectiveness in PMTCT programmes. LÄS MER
2. Parent-child feeding dynamics and childhood obesity : The importance of foreign background and effects of early obesity treatment
Sammanfattning : Childhood obesity is often characterised as a global epidemic. Yet, little progress has been made in addressing its increasing levels, especially among certain populations. LÄS MER
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4. Palaeodiet and Infant Feeding in Coastal Arctic Settlements : Insights from stable isotope analysis of bone and dentine collagen and amino acids
Sammanfattning : This dissertation investigates the day-to-day activities that sustained human societies in the arctic and subarctic environments of North America and Siberia over the past 1500 years. Maintenance activities, such as food preparation, childcare, and the care of domestic animals, are commonly inflected by social identity and can provide insight into the experience of gender among archaeological and historical populations. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Emerging favourable as well as unfavourable nutrition patterns are observed in societies undergoing rapid social and economic change. The aim of this thesis is to analyse the associations between household and maternal resources and infant and young child feeding habits and nutritional status in rural Nicaragua, a low-income transitional society. LÄS MER