MaaCiwara Study

Infant diarrhoea is globally the second highest cause of death in under-fives. Children who are transitioning from being breastfed to eating foods, are at particular risk from diarrhoea.

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We are examining interventions aimed at reducing the burden of diarrhoea among children eating complementary food, particularly behavioural interventions that influence food hygiene, food content and safe play.

This project is primarily funded by the Medical Research Council UKRI GCRF Health and Context and the University of Birmingham Institute for Global Innovation. Co-funding in kind has been received from the University of Birmingham and the University of Science, Techniques and Technology Bamako.
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