Chapter 7: Childhood Threats to Adult Cognition in Sub-Saharan Africa: Malaria, Anemia, Stunting, Enteric Enteropathy, and the Microbiome of Malnutrition.

Griffiths, Jeffrey.
Kikafunda, Joyce.
2016

Many common childhood conditions are associated with cognitive deficits. While some causes of impaired cognition, such as lead exposure, are well understood, other common conditions in countries such as Uganda - malnutrition, anemia and malaria - are not suffi ciently recognized. In this chapter we discuss stunting and its root causes of undernutrition, a lack of sanitation and its relationship to... read more

Subjects
Malnutrition.
Malaria.
Anemia.
Diet--Quality--Health aspects.
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