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Population Health

Breastfeeding Behaviour Among the Urban Poor: Lessons from Informal Settlements in Nairobi City Event

mother and baby
12:30 - 14:00
7 June 2013
58/2097, Highfield Campus, University of Southampton

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Event details

A Centre for Global Health, Population, Poverty, and Policy (GHP3) Seminar

This talk is by Dr Elizabeth Kimani-Murage who is a Wellcome-Trust Fellow and Associate Research Scientist at the African Population and Health Research Centre based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is currently leading a project on maternal and young child nutrition (MIYCN) in two slums in Nairobi to determine the effectiveness of a community-based intervention to promote optimal infant and young child feeding practices and child growth. She holds a PhD in Public Health from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Speaker information

Dr Elizabeth Kimani-Murage,African Population and Health Research Centre,The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a non-profit, non-governmental international organization committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population and health issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

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