Earlier introduction of ‘agüitas’ is associated with higher risk for stunting among infants and toddlers in the Western Highlands of Guatemala

submitted by: cmdoak
Background: In many cultures, simple herbal infusions, thin gruels or sweetened water (‘agüitas’ in Guatemalan parlance) are given to infants and toddlers. Formative research shows the use of agüitas in early child feeding to be deeply embedded in Guatemalan culture. Objective: To examine the prevalence and timing of introduction of agüitas during early life in a low-income population of metropolitan Quetzaltenango in relation to child stunting. Design: Responses from 456 mothers of...
Authors: Colleen M. Doak, Robine E. van der Starre, Ilse van Beusekom, Maiza Campos Ponce, Marieke Vossenaar, Noel W. Solomons

Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation of the lecture on "Adoption of Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) in the Philippines: Are mango and banana farmers ready?" by Dr. Agnes T. Banzon Associate Professor, Department of Agribusiness Management, College of Economics and Management, UP Los Baños on February 19, 2013 at the SEARCA Drilon Hall, UPLB, College, Laguna.

Improving the University's Instruction through Game Systems

submitted by: UP Los Baños

Documentation on the UPLB Centennial Professorial Lecture on "Improving the University's Instruction through Game Systems" by Prof. Jon Paul F. Maligalig, Assistant Professor, College of Development Communication held on December 12, 2012 at the CDC Lecture Hall

Building Public Trust in Uses of HIPAA De-Identified Date

submitted by: Jamia

The aim is to build public trust. Without privacy protection, people will aboid having their data shared. Their goal is to identify which concerns are "real" and begin discussion on how to resolve those concerns.

WPATH President's Notes #8 January 2013 - Dr. Lin Fraser

submitted by: drlinsf

Communication to WPATH members
Meetings
Symposium
Conference
Training
Partnerships

The Faith, Activity, and Nutrition Program: A Randomized Controlled Trial in African-American Churches

submitted by: kinnardd
Background: Faith-based interventions hold promise for promoting health in ethnic minority populations. To date, however, few of these interventions have used a community-based participa- tory research (CBPR) approach, have targeted both physical activity and healthy eating, and have focused on structural changes in the church. Purpose: To report the results of a group randomized CBPR intervention targeting physical activity and healthy eating in African-American churches. Design:...
Authors: Cheryl Addy, PhD, Meghan Baruth, PhD, Margaret Condrasky, EdD, Marsha Dowda, DrPH, Rebecca Evans, MDiv, Deborah Kinnard, Marilyn Laken, PhD, Allen Parrott, DMin, Tatiana Warren, MS, Sara Wilcox, PhD, Lakisha Zimmerman, MSW, MA