The Impact Of Poor Nutrition Among Children Below Five Years.A Case Study Of Muhinda Village In Kasulu District Tanzania

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ABSTRACT

The researcher in this research attempted to investigate the impact of poor nutrition among

children below five years as case study of Muhinda village in Kasulu district. The researcher

found that most children in the village were very mah1ourished with stunted growth and infant

mo11ality rates were very high following the problem of poor nutrition. Among the diagnosed

cases were underweight according to their age and associated with conditions including

Kwashiorkor, Marasmus, and Marasmic-kwashiorkor.

The researcher found that poor nutrition was a serious problem in the village not only in

developing nations but also in the developed ones in which individuals, families and

communities are faced with. Among the contributive factors being poverty, large families,

hunger, illiteracy and lack of knowledge on nutrition matters.

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The researcher used different categories of respondents to rule out the impact of poor nutrition in

relation to its causes including medical personnel's, parents in relation to village leaders. In

regards to the study, the researcher used both quantitative and qualitative techniques to collect

data.

In conclusion, according to the impact of poor nutrition as the researcher noted, she strongly

recommended that there is need to allocate supplemental feeding programs to affected children

with malnutrition to enhance their heath. Also there is a need to sensitize the community on

family planning so that people to have reasonable number of children in order to reduce the

burden of upbringing them .Finally the government need to collaborate with individuals so that to improve in agriculture and increase food production both for consumption and reserving for the future.

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APA

SSA, R (2021). The Impact Of Poor Nutrition Among Children Below Five Years.A Case Study Of Muhinda Village In Kasulu District Tanzania. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 23, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poor-nutrition-among-children-below-five-years-a-case-study-of-muhinda-village-in-kasulu-district-tanzania-1

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Poor Nutrition Among Children Below Five Years.A Case Study Of Muhinda Village In Kasulu District Tanzania" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poor-nutrition-among-children-below-five-years-a-case-study-of-muhinda-village-in-kasulu-district-tanzania-1 . Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

MLA7

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Poor Nutrition Among Children Below Five Years.A Case Study Of Muhinda Village In Kasulu District Tanzania". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 23 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poor-nutrition-among-children-below-five-years-a-case-study-of-muhinda-village-in-kasulu-district-tanzania-1 >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "The Impact Of Poor Nutrition Among Children Below Five Years.A Case Study Of Muhinda Village In Kasulu District Tanzania" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 23, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-poor-nutrition-among-children-below-five-years-a-case-study-of-muhinda-village-in-kasulu-district-tanzania-1