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The Mama SASHA project in western Kenya

Mama SASHA (Sweetpotato Action for Security and Health in Africa) is a 5-year project (2010-2014) that seeks to explicitly integrate agriculture and nutrition interventions into antenatal health care services to maximize the potential benefits of orange-fleshed sweetpotato (OFSP) on the health status of mothers and children less than 2 years …

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Integrating health and agriculture to maximize the nutritional impact of orange-fleshed sweetpotato: Results from the Mama SASHA

The Mama SASHA project was implemented in select health facilities across Busia and Bungoma districts of Western Province, Kenya. The project was implemented within the existing USAID/Kenya AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Program (APHIA Plus). The aim of the project was to provide solid evidence for the effectiveness of …

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Presentation: Maternal nutrition outcomes in an integrated agriculture, health and nutrition program in western Kenya

Mama SASHA was a 5 year integrated program that sought to answer the question “can linking vitamin A rich sweet potato to existing health services improve maternal and child nutrition? The project was implemented in eight facilities which were purposively drawn from the larger pool of health facilities in Busia …

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