Child Welfare

Prevalence and determinants of stunting in under-five children in central Tanzania: remaining threats to achieving Millennium Development Goal 4.

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Nov 23, 2015

BACKGROUND: The Millennium Development Goal No 4 (MDG 4) requires countries to scale up interventions addressing malnutrition and other immediate determinants of burden of disease among children to reduce child mortality by two thirds by 2015, which is this year.

Community-based surveillance to monitor trends in unaccompanied and separated children in eastern DRC.

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Dec 21, 2015

Children who are separated from their families and usual caregivers in emergencies face a multitude of risks. The humanitarian community lacks methods to systematically capture changes in the frequency and nature of such separations over time.

Study protocol. The Childhood Health, Activity, and Motor Performance School Study Denmark (The CHAMPS-study DK).

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Oct 30, 2012

BACKGROUND: An increasingly passive life-style in the Western World has led to a rise in life-style related disorders. This is a major concern for all segments of society.

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PDF for Healthcare and Child Health Data Forms.

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Nov 12, 2008

PDF-H is a new best practices standard that uses XFA forms and embedded JavaScript to combine PDF forms with XML data.

Are kids too busy?: early adolescents' perceptions of discretionary activities, overscheduling, and stress.

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Aug 11, 2011

BACKGROUND: The activity patterns of children, especially after-school patterns, are receiving more professional attention. However, evidence regarding the value of various activities in children's lives is contradictory.