Global Health Group
Our group is focused on maternal and child health. We have several research projects and offer research training. In order to provide and expand the knowledge in research we have collaborative links to research organizations on several continents.
Ashorn et al. The Lancet Small Vulnerable Newborn Series: science for a healthy start. Lancet, 2020
Hughes et al. Infant gut microbiota characteristics generally do not modify effects of lipid‐based nutrient supplementation on growth or inflammation: secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial in Malawi. Sci Rep, 2020
Kortekangas et al. Environmental Exposures and Child and Maternal Gut Microbiota in Rural Malawi. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol, 2020
The ABCD study team. A double-blind placebo-controlled trial of azithromycin to reduce mortality and improve growth in high-risk young children with non-bloody diarrhoea in low resource settings: the Antibiotics for Children with Diarrhoea (ABCD) trial protocol. Trials, 2020.
Kamng’ona et al. Provision of Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements to Mothers During Pregnancy and 6 Months Postpartum and to Their Infants From 6 to 18 Months Promotes Infant Gut Microbiota Diversity at 18 Months of Age but Not Microbiota Maturation in a Rural Malawian Setting: Secondary Outcomes of a Randomized Trial. J Nutr, 2020.