Government of Nepal
Ministry of Finance
AID MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR NEPAL
In collaboration with patan academy of health sciences and Helen Keller International, the current study is examining the relationship between mycotoxin exposure and infant and child’s growth. The study is in analysis and dissemination stage.
Research in the form of data and biological sample collection from household mothers in Banke, Nepal and laboratory analysis of mycotoxins
Evidence on mycotoxin levels in infant and mother’s serum and pertinent survey data on household characteristics and diet.
Evidence on the linkages between mycotoxin levels in infants and growth outcomes of infants and young children
Impact will be on informing stakeholder’s the current level of mycotoxin exposure among children in Nepal, predicting the causes of exposure, and devising solution to the issue of mycotoxin exposure.
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