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Changes in body composition and cardiometabolic risk among black South African adults
Background and objectives: Obesity-related health risk may differ by ethnicity at the same body mass index (BMI). The objectives of this study were too determine the predictive value of the World Health Organization ...
Strengthening capacity for evidence-informed decision-making in Africa: evident lessons and opportunities
Background and objectives: Unacceptably high rates of malnutrition in Africa persists, despite considerable knowledge and technology to address its determinants. A missing link is the access to and ...
Developing transformational nutrition leaders in Africa
Most African countries are burdened by undernutrition and all indications are that we are set to be particularly hard-hit by the growing burden of overnutrition. Despite significant investments, progress to ...
The pursuit of African continental governance: the stone that the builders "forgot"
The African Union is an inter-governmental arrangement aimed at fostering democratic ideals and development on the African continent. The metamorphosis of inter-governmental arrangements has led to the need for the inclusion ...
Evidence-informed decision making for nutrition: African experiences and way forward
(Cambridge Univ Press, 2017)
Although substantial amount of nutrition research is conducted in Africa, the research agenda is mainly donor-driven. There is a clear need for a revised research agenda in Africa which is both driven by and responding to ...