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Intervention Protocol

Feeding interventions for improving the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged children aged three months to five years

  1. Elizabeth Kristjansson1,*,
  2. Damian K Francis2,
  3. Selma Liberato3,
  4. Maria Benkhalti Jandu4,
  5. Vivian Welch4,
  6. Malek Batal5,
  7. Trish Greenhalgh6,
  8. Tamara Rader7,
  9. Eamonn Noonan8,
  10. Beverley Shea9,
  11. Laura Janzen10,
  12. George A Wells11,
  13. Mark Petticrew12

Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group

Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009924


How to Cite

Kristjansson E, Francis DK, Liberato S, Benkhalti Jandu M, Welch V, Batal M, Greenhalgh T, Rader T, Noonan E, Shea B, Janzen L, Wells GA, Petticrew M. Feeding interventions for improving the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged children aged three months to five years (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 6. Art. No.: CD009924. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009924.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Ottawa, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  2. 2

    University of the West Indies, Epidemiology Research Unit, Kingston, Jamaica

  3. 3

    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Nutrition Research Team, Darwin, NT, Australia

  4. 4

    University of Ottawa, Centre for Global Health, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  5. 5

    University of Ottawa, Nutrition Program/Faculty of Health Sciences, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  6. 6

    University College London, Research Department of Primary Care and Population Sciences, London, UK

  7. 7

    Cochrane Musculoskeletal Group, Ottawa, Canada

  8. 8

    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Oslo, Norway

  9. 9

    University of Ottawa, CIET, Institute of Population Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  10. 10

    The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Psychology & Division of Haematology/Oncology, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

  11. 11

    University of Ottawa, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

  12. 12

    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Social & Environmental Health Research, Faculty of Public Health & Policy, London, UK

*Elizabeth Kristjansson, School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ottawa, Room 407C, Montpetit Hall, 125 University, Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5, Canada. kristjan@uottawa.ca.

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  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 13 JUN 2012

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objective

  1. To assess the effectiveness of programmes that provide energy, nutrients, or micronutrients, or both through food or drink to improve the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged children aged three months to five years.

Secondary objectives

  1. To assess the potential of such programmes to reduce socioeconomic inequalities in undernutrition and its consequences.
  2. To evaluate process of implementation and to understand how this may impact on outcomes.