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Moses Kwashie Klevor

Membership Status:
Full Member

Home Country:
Ghana

Institution:
University of Ghana

Current Address:
Department of Nutrition and Food Science
University of Ghana
P.O. Box LG 134
Accra , Ghana

Phone:
(+233) 20 8149576 (Cell)

E-mail:
klevormk@yahoo.com
kturbo@blackplanet.com


Education
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Nutrition, University of Ghana, Legon. (Awaiting graduation)
Bachelor of Science (BSc) Nutrition, 2000. University of Ghana, Legon.



Professional Experience
Field Research Assistant-October 2001 to July 2003.

World Health Organization (WHO) Multicenter Growth Reference Study (MGRS) Ghana site.
The aim of the study was to develop a new set of international growth reference curves for assessing the growth and nutritional status of children less than five years of age.

Field Research Assistant-July 2003.

Assessment of household purchase and consumption of Cooking oil, Sugar, Flour products and Bouillon cubes. Ghana Health Services (GHS)/Micronutrient Operations Strategies and Technologies (MOST)/USAID.
The study aimed to assess consumption of foods that can be used as vehicles for micronutrient fortification so as to improve the health and nutritional status of most Ghanaians.

Field Research Assistant-August 2004

Breakfast habits among primary school children in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana (Unilever Ghana).
Member of team responsible for conducting interviews and anthropometric measurements to assess the prevailing breakfast habits and nutritional status among primary school children in selected districts in the Grater Accra region.

Field Research Assistant-August to September, 2005

PLAN International Ghana- Southern Ghana Child Survival Baseline Survey
Conducting anthropometric measurements and collecting background information on nutrition and health of mothers and children within three Program Areas (15 Communities) in the Eastern and Central Regions of Ghana.

Research Interests

  • Maternal and child health/nutrition
  • Nutrition throughout the life cycle
  • Dietary and Nutrition status assessments

Selected Publications

  • Study on “Validation of the 24-hour recall dietary assessment method among University of Ghana students” (January-June 2000)- Undergraduate project work
  • Assessed “The nutritional status, dietary habits and nutrition knowledge of students in selected boarding Senior Secondary Schools (SSS) in Ghana”: MPhil Nutrition thesis


 

 

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