Improving Child Nutrition and Development Through Community-based Childcare Centres in Malawi - The NEEP-IE study: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

The Nutrition Embedded Evaluation Programme Impact Evaluation (NEEP-IE) study is a cluster randomised controlled trial designed to evaluate the impact of a childcare centre-based integrated nutritional and agricultural intervention on the diets, nutrition, and development of young children in Malawi. The intervention includes activities to improve nutritious food production and training/ behavior-change communication to improve food intake, care, and hygiene practices. This paper presents the rationale and study design for this randomised control trial.


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Published 2018-02-23

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