Menu ENN Search

Diarrhoea risk associated with not breastfeeding in Botswana (summary)

Author: Tracy Creek / FEX 29 / Washington Post
Year: 2006
Resource type: Article

Diarrhoea risk associated with not breastfeeding in Botswana. Summary of report and presentation in Field Exchange 29, Dec 2006 p.22

Botswana diarrhoea outbreak following flooding led to increased morbidity & mortality mainly amongst formula fed infants.

Available online at: www.blsmeetings.net/implementhiv2006/TracyCreek_files/frame.htm    
Also in HATIP #74, 12 Sept 2006, www.aidsmap.com/cms1177384.asp

Also reported in the Washington Post: In Botswana, step to cut AIDS proves a formula for disaster. Craig Timberg. 23 July 2007 www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/22/AR2007072201204.html?referrer=emailarticle

Downloads

fex-diarrhoearisk-botswana.html (HTML, 10kb)

updates-from-botusa-early-infant-diagnosis-of-hiv-and-the-diarrhea-outbreak.mht (MHT, 174kb)

in-botswana-step-to-cut-aids-proves-a-formula-for-disaster-washingtonpost-com.mht (MHT, 614kb)

More like this

FEX: Diarrhoea risk associated with not breastfeeding in Botswana

Summary of report and presentation1 Between November 2005 and February 2006, there were unusually heavy rains and flooding in Botswana, and by January 2006, there was an...

FEX: Issue 29 Editorial

There are two major themes running through this issue of Field Exchange. The first is a focus on Southern Africa and the programmatic challenges presented by HIV/AIDS and the...

FEX: Strategy Meeting on Infant Feeding in Emergencies

Summary of international meeting Media/communication Working Group in the foreground and Implementation/Capacity building Working Group in the background On 1st and 2nd...

FEX: Infant feeding strategies and PMTCT - Mashi trial from Botswana

Summary of published research1 Arecently published paper compares the efficacy and safety of two infant feeding strategies for the prevention of postnatal mother-to-child HIV...

Resource: Infant feeding strategies & PMTCT - Mashi Trial from Botswana (summary)

Summary of published paper in Field Exchange 29, December 2006, p.6 Published paper: Thior et al (2006). Breastfeeding Plus Infant Zidovudine Prophylaxis for 6 Months vs...

FEX: Increased diarrhoea following infant formula distribution in 2006 earthquake response in Indonesia: evidence and actions

By Fitsum Assefa, Sri Sukotjo (Ninik), Anna Winoto and David Hipgrave Fitsum Assefa is a nutritionist with over 15 years experience working on public nutrition in various...

en-net: Probiotics and ORS

why are`nt probiotics used in management of diarrhoea in SAM?? is there any evidence or have there been any attempt to fortify ORS with probiottics?? See: reduced...

FEX: Wet nursing for refugee orphans in Bangladesh

By Yara Sfeir, UNHCR Bangladesh Yara Sfeir is an International United Nations Volunteer posted as a Nutrition Coordinator for the two Rohingya refugee camps of Nayapara and...

FEX: Child stunting in Brazil

Summary of published research1 A study to assess trends in the prevalence and social distribution of child stunting in Brazil and to evaluate the effect of relatively recent...

FEX: Experiences in addressing malnutrition and anaemia in Gaza

By Dr Bassam Abu Hamad and Erik Johnson Dr Hamad is Palestinian Public Health Professional with a PhD in health management, and works at the School of Public Health, Al Quds...

FEX: Philippine Nutrition Cluster’s battle for the best: the breast

By Ms. Florinda Panlilio, Department of Health, Philippines Ms. Florinda Panlilio is a Nutritionist-Dietitian IV in the Department of Health -Health Emergency Management...

FEX: Diluted F100 v infant formula in treatment of severely malnourished infants < 6 months

By Caroline Wilkinson and Sheila Isanaka Caroline Wilkinson was Nutrition Advisor with Action Contre la Faim - France (ACF-F), until November 2008. She spent most of 2007 in...

FEX: Counselling on infant feeding choice: Some practical realities from South Africa

By Tanya Doherty (pictured), Mickey Chopra and Mike Colvin Tanya is currently a senior scientist at the Health Systems Trust and Medical Research Council in Capetown, South...

FEX: Assessing the intervention on infant feeding in Gaza 2008

By Susan Thurstans and Vicky Sibson Susan Thurstans has been part of the emergency response team for nutrition with Save the Children UK since January 2009 and previously...

FEX: Local versus industrially produced therapeutic milks in managing severe malnutrition

By A Ould Sidi Mohamed, M. Diagana, Federica Riccardi, Abimbola Lagunju, Jean-Pierre Papart and Rebecca Norton. A Ould Sidi Mohamed is a paediatrician and chief of the...

IYCF-E Resources

NEW: Visit the IYCF-E HUB recently established in May 2021 for a global, comprehensive and interactive repository of essential IYCF-E resources! Alternatively, find below a...

Resource: UNICEF urges end to instant milk donations for disaster-hit areas, Indonesia

UNICEF urges end to instant milk donations for disaster-hit areas Available from:...

Resource: HIV & Infant feeding, Africa field tools

Various leaflets related to HIV and infant feeding produced for an African context, mainly in 2005 but some in 2007. Excellent pictures, which could be adapted for IFE in...

FEX: Issue 34 Editorial

Issue 34 of Field Exchange has a special focus on infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IFE) and is dedicated to the memory of Tom Marchione. Leading the IFE 'show'...

FEX: The effects of HIV on Botswana’s development progress

By Siddharth Krishnaswamy Siddharth was a part of the Vulnerability & Mapping Unit (VAM) of the WFP. Prior to this he worked for an international NGO in Northern Uganda. He...

Close

Reference this page

Tracy Creek / FEX 29 / Washington Post (2006). Diarrhoea risk associated with not breastfeeding in Botswana (summary). www.ennonline.net/notbreastfeedingdiarrhoea

(ENN_130)

Close

Download to a citation manager

The below files can be imported into your preferred reference management tool, most tools will allow you to manually import the RIS file. Endnote may required a specific filter file to be used.