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Improving early childhood care and development, HIV-testing, treatment and support, and nutrition in Mokhotlong, Lesotho: study protocol for a cluster randomized controlled trial

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BACKGROUND: Since 1990, the lives of 48 million children under the age of 5 years have been saved because of increased investments in reducing child mortality. However, despite these unprecedented gains, 250 million children younger than 5 years in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) cannot meet their developmental potential due to poverty, poor health and nutrition, and lack of necessary stimulation and care. Lesotho has high levels of poverty, HIV, and malnutrition, all of which affect ...

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10.1186/s13063-016-1658-9

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Wolfson College
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Trials Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
1
Pages:
538
Publication date:
2016-11-09
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1745-6215
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pubs:659976
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uri:507b9b18-ab53-4b45-88c3-81f297528016
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uuid:507b9b18-ab53-4b45-88c3-81f297528016
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pubs:659976
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1

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