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Abizari Abdul Razak

Membership Status:
Full Member

Home Country:
Ghana

Home Address:
Food and Nutrition Security Unit,
University for Development Studies,
P.O. Box TL1882,
Tamale,
Ghana.

Institution:
Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Phone:
+31 650 426 422 (mobile)

E-mail:
abizaria@yahoo.com


Education
· MSc. Student in Nutrition and Health (Major in Nutritional Epidemiology)

Research Interests
· Maternal and child nutrition in developing countries.
· Development of maternal weight gain curves during pregnancy (special focus on 2nd and 3rd trimesters).
· Contribution of food-based interventions to household food and nutrition security.


Experience
Project Manager, UNICEF/IFPRI/UDS Food and Nutrition Security Project,
August 2001 – Aug2003

Senior Research Assistant, University for Development studies, 2001 to Date.

Research team member; Assessment of nutritional status of adolescents and women of reproductive age. A UNICEF sponsored project in six districts of Northern Ghana.

Research team member, UNICEF sponsored and LINKAGES led evaluation of current breastfeeding and complementary feeding patterns in Savelugu-Nanton, Tolon-Kumbungu, Builsa and Yendi Districts of Northern Ghana, April 2003 – July 2003.

 

 

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