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Sharing Histories-a transformative learning/teaching method to empower community health workers to support health behavior change of mothers
BACKGROUND: One of the keys to improving health globally is promoting mothers' adoption of healthy home practices for improved nutrition and illness prevention in the first 1000 days of life from conception. Customarily, ...
Casas vecinales, un proyecto de madres comunitarias que se derrumbó
(Universidad del RosarioPeriodismo y Opinión PúblicaEscuela de Ciencias Humanas, 2015)
Does mother's education matter in child's health? Evidence from South Africa
(The Economic Society of South Africa, 2008-12)
This paper studies the effect that mother's education as knowledge has on child health using height for age as health measure. Using cross sectional data from de 1993 South Africa Integrated Household Survey, and health ...
Influence of maternal height and weight on low birth weight: a cross-sectional study in poor communities of northeastern Brazil
(Public Library of ScienceSan Francisco, 2013-11)
Background Low birth weight (LBW) is associated with an increased risk of mortality, adverse metabolic conditions, and long-term chronic morbidities. The relationship between LWB and short maternal stature coupled with ...
Impact of Food Assistance Programs on Obesity in Mothers and Children: A Prospective Cohort Study in Peru
(American Public Health Association, 2016)
OBJECTIVES: To assess obesity risk among mothers participating in Community Kitchens and children participating in Glass of Milk (Peru food assistance programs). METHODS: We analyzed prospective data from the Young Lives ...
Madres comunitarias: un caso paradigmático de la forma en que el derecho produce identidades
(Universidad Icesi, Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias SocialesFacultad de Derecho y Ciencias SocialesHumanidades y Ciencias SocialesDepartamento de Humanidades, 2015-01-01)
In 2012, because of judgment T-628 of that year, the 1607 Act was issued, whose Article 36 would radically change the status of community mothers in Colombia, as it regulates their employment status. The change came after ...
Bureaucratic activism and Colombian community mothers: The daily construction of the rule of law
(Addleton Academic PublishersFacultad Derecho y Ciencias SocialesDerechoDepartamento De Estudios Jurídicos, 2016-01-01)
Whereas mainstream literature affirms that the rule of law is an abstract concept that comes from democracy and liberal institutional systems, people in the local Global South do not experience this certainty. In some ways, ...
Formative evaluation of a proposed mHealth program for childhood illness management in a resource-limited setting in Peru
(World Health Organization, 2015)
Objective. To conduct a formative evaluation of a proposed mobile health (mHealth) program designed to educate caregivers about management of common childhood illnesses. Methods. A cluster-randomized sample (n = 220) of ...
Indicators as a form of resistance colombian community mothers: an example of the global south's use of indicators as a counter-hegemonic global dominance technique
(Pontificia Universidad JaverianaFacultad de Derecho y Ciencias SocialesDerechoDepartamento de Estudios Jurídicos, 2014-01-01)
Whereas mainstream critical literature affirms that indicators are a new global form of North-South domination, people in the global south do not experience these indicators as such. In some ways, some social movements ...