Niger 2013: Tackling the Deadly Combination of Malaria and Malnutrition
In Niger, the deadly combination of malaria and malnutrition has created a vicious cycle that has a huge impact on some of the country's most vulnerable people. Niger 2012 © Tanya Bindra Mothers and ...
Op-Ed: How to Start a Child Survival Epidemic
In this article, originally published on the Huffington Post, MSF pediatrician Susan Shepherd discusses the reduction of childhood mortality in Niger and strategies to reduce it worldwide. Niger 2012 ...
Reducing Childhood Mortality in Niger: The Role of Nutritious Foods
Special Report Download Report [100 KB] A study conducted in Niger in the fall of 2010 documented a 50 percent drop in mortality among young children who received a milk-based, fortified spread, ...
Operative mortality in resource-limited settings: the experience of Medecins Sans Frontieres in 13 countries
Kathryn M Chu, Nathan Ford, Miguel Trelles Arch Surg 2010;145(8):721-5. Archives of Surgery Read more
Reducing wasting in young children with preventive supplementation: a cohort study in Niger
Sheila Isanaka, Thomas Roederer, Ali Djibo, Francisco J. Luquero, Nohelly Nombela, Philippe J. Guerin, Rebecca F. Grais Pediatrics 2010;126(2):e442-50. Pediatrics Read more
Effectiveness of ready-to-use therapeutic food compared to a corn/soy-blend-based pre-mix for the treatment of childhood moderate acute malnutrition in Niger
Fabienne Nackers, France Broillet, Diakité Oumarou, Ali Djibo, Valérie Gaboulaud, Philippe J. Guerin, Barbara Rusch, Rebecca F. Grais, Valérie Captier J Trop Pediatr 2010;56(6):407-13. Journal of ...
Field evaluation of two rapid diagnostic tests for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup A during the 2006 outbreak in Niger
Angela M. C. Rose, Sibylle Gerstl, Ali E-H Mahamane, Fati Sidikou, Saacou Djibo, Laurence Bonte, Dominique A. Caugant, Philippe J. Guerin, Suzanne Chanteau PLoS ONE 2009;4(10):e7326. (doi: 10.1371 ...
A large-scale distribution of milk-based fortified spreads: Evidence for a new approach in regions with high burden of acute malnutrition
Isabelle Defourny, Andrea Minetti, Géza Harczi, Stéphane Doyon, Susan Shepherd, Milton Tectonidis, Jean-Hervé Bradol, Michael Golden PLoS ONE 2009;4:e5455. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0005455) Read ...
Prognostic accuracy of WHO growth standards to predict mortality in a large-scale nutritional program in Niger
Nathanael Lapidus, Francisco J. Luquero, Valérie Gaboulaud, Susan Shepherd, Rebecca F. Grais PLoS Medicine 2009;6:e39. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000039) Read more
Comparison of the new World Health Organization growth standards and the National Center for Health Statistics growth reference regarding mortality of malnourished children treated in a 2006 nutrition program in Niger
Nancy M. Dale, Rebecca F. Grais, Andrea Minetti, Juhani Miettola, Noel C. Barengo Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2009;163(2):126-30. Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine Read more