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Incidence and Effect of Malnutrition on Homeless Almajiri Children in Sabo Community, Ibadan

2018-12-05T23:30:07+00:00

BACKGROUND The Almajiri community of Ibadan is essentially made up of individuals from both ends of the age spectrum, who live off begging. The impoverished community migrates from the Northern Nigeria down south to form communities of individuals dependent on alms from members of the larger society. It was expected that the deprived economic status of the Almajiri people would predispose their children to malnutrition - an association seen regularly- and it was the purpose of this study to determine if this association between poverty and malnourishment truly exists in this community and to determine the extent of such an association. [...]

Incidence and Effect of Malnutrition on Homeless Almajiri Children in Sabo Community, Ibadan 2018-12-05T23:30:07+00:00