Saudi Electronic University Factors Leading to Malnutrition Discussion

Malnutrition and Maternal and Child Health PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 1 Protein-Energy Malnutrition Burden of Disease • 2000 – 2002: estimated 852 million people undernourished • 150 million of the 852 million were children under age 5 Management and Control • treatment of helminth infections three times per year has a positive effect on child growth and development PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 2 Micronutrient Deficiencies Burden of Disease • Iron deficiency affects ➢ 50% of pregnancies worldwide ➢ 2% in Egypt ➢ 73% in Wad Medani, Sudan ➢ 48% in Mozambique ➢ 5% in Tehran, Iran ➢ 94% in Coimbatore, India PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 3 Micronutrient Deficiencies Management and Control • Micronutrient Interventions: ➢ Provision of “sprinkles” and fat-based spreads ➢ Supplementation ➢ Dietary diversification PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 4 Malnutrition Contributing factors to micronutrient deficiencies and malnutrition: • Individual factors • Community/Sociocultural factors • Physical environmental factors PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 5 Obesity Burden of Disease • Under nutrition and over nutrition can result from inadequate food supply and other conditions of poverty • Increase in over nutrition occurs at the fastest rate in developed countries and urbanized areas • Obesity has doubled or tripled in the following countries: North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Japan from 1970s to 1990s PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 6 Obesity Management and Control • Interventions focus on individual behavioral factors such as diet and exercise • Determinants of growing obesity epidemic include an individual’s environment and health behaviors • Psychosocial effects of obesity on children and adolescents • Parent involvement in encouraging good eating habits for children PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 7 Reference Ehiri, J. (2009). Maternal and Child Health – Global Challenges, Programs and Policies. New York: Springer Publishing Company. ISBN 978-0387-89245-0 (e-text). PHC 373: Maternal and Child Health 8

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Main Posting 45 (45%) – 50 (50%)

Answers all parts of the discussion question(s) expectations with reflective critical analysis and synthesis of knowledge gained from the course readings for the module and current credible sources.

 

Supported by at least three current, credible sources.

 

Written clearly and concisely with no grammatical or spelling errors and fully adheres to current APA manual writing rules and style.

40 (40%) – 44 (44%)

Responds to the discussion question(s) and is reflective with critical analysis and synthesis of knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

At least 75% of post has exceptional depth and breadth.

 

Supported by at least three credible sources.

 

Written clearly and concisely with one or no grammatical or spelling errors and fully adheres to current APA manual writing rules and style.

35 (35%) – 39 (39%)

Responds to some of the discussion question(s).

 

One or two criteria are not addressed or are superficially addressed.

 

Is somewhat lacking reflection and critical analysis and synthesis.

 

Somewhat represents knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

Post is cited with two credible sources.

 

Written somewhat concisely; may contain more than two spelling or grammatical errors.

 

Contains some APA formatting errors.

0 (0%) – 34 (34%)

Does not respond to the discussion question(s) adequately.

 

Lacks depth or superficially addresses criteria.

 

Lacks reflection and critical analysis and synthesis.

 

Does not represent knowledge gained from the course readings for the module.

 

Contains only one or no credible sources.

 

Not written clearly or concisely.

 

Contains more than two spelling or grammatical errors.

 

Does not adhere to current APA manual writing rules and style.

Main Post: Timeliness 10 (10%) – 10 (10%)

Posts main post by day 3.

0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%)

Does not post by day 3.

First Response 17 (17%) – 18 (18%)

Response exhibits synthesis, critical thinking, and application to practice settings.

 

Responds fully to questions posed by faculty.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by at least two scholarly sources.

 

Demonstrates synthesis and understanding of learning objectives.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are fully answered, if posed.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

15 (15%) – 16 (16%)

Response exhibits critical thinking and application to practice settings.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are answered, if posed.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by two or more credible sources.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

13 (13%) – 14 (14%)

Response is on topic and may have some depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion may lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are somewhat answered, if posed.

 

Response may lack clear, concise opinions and ideas, and a few or no credible sources are cited.

0 (0%) – 12 (12%)

Response may not be on topic and lacks depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are missing.

 

No credible sources are cited.

Second Response 16 (16%) – 17 (17%)

Response exhibits synthesis, critical thinking, and application to practice settings.

 

Responds fully to questions posed by faculty.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by at least two scholarly sources.

 

Demonstrates synthesis and understanding of learning objectives.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are fully answered, if posed.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

14 (14%) – 15 (15%)

Response exhibits critical thinking and application to practice settings.

 

Communication is professional and respectful to colleagues.

 

Responses to faculty questions are answered, if posed.

 

Provides clear, concise opinions and ideas that are supported by two or more credible sources.

 

Response is effectively written in standard, edited English.

12 (12%) – 13 (13%)

Response is on topic and may have some depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion may lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are somewhat answered, if posed.

 

Response may lack clear, concise opinions and ideas, and a few or no credible sources are cited.

0 (0%) – 11 (11%)

Response may not be on topic and lacks depth.

 

Responses posted in the discussion lack effective professional communication.

 

Responses to faculty questions are missing.

 

No credible sources are cited.

Participation 5 (5%) – 5 (5%)

Meets requirements for participation by posting on three different days.

0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%) 0 (0%) – 0 (0%)

Does not meet requirements for participation by posting on 3 different days.

Total Points: 100  

 

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