Central African Journal of Public Health

Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2015

  • Assessment of Malnutrition Prevalence Among Under Five Children Living in Sanmatenga Area of Burkina Faso, After the 2011-2012 Drought

    Ouédraogo Somketta Emmanuel, Bengaly Daba Marcel, Compaoré Wendinpuikondo Ella, Pietra Virginio, Francis Zotor, Traoré Alfred

    Issue: Volume 1, Issue 4, December 2015
    Pages: 37-45
    Received: 22 December 2015
    Accepted: 21 January 2016
    Published: 19 February 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.cajph.20150104.11
    Abstract: In Burkina Faso, the malnutrition rate remains high according to the results of the various nutritional surveys carried out throughout the country since 2009. The children’s nutritional state is characterized by an endemic malnutrition and the 2012 food crisis has led into an exacerbation of the acute malnutrition that mostly affects the children. ... Show More