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Effectiveness of School-based Health and Nutrition Education to Improve Health and Dietary Practices of Primary School Children From Jimma Zone

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02202343
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2014
Last Update Posted : April 10, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
World Bank
Ethiopian Public Health Institute
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Alemayehu Argaw, Jimma University

Brief Summary:
School based Health and Nutrition Education (SHNE) is a key component of school health and nutrition programs that can address several health and nutrition issues in Ethiopia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Behaviour Behavioral: school based health and nutrition education Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1000 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : October 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2015

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: School-based health and nutrition education Behavioral: school based health and nutrition education



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Effectiveness of school based health and nutrition education on on health, diet related behavior and food security [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. impacts of health and nutritional education on food hygiene and reproductive health [ Time Frame: 1 year ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 19 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Grade 5 to 8

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mental Problem
  • Has no Family

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02202343


Locations
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Ethiopia
Jimma University
Jimma, Oromia, Ethiopia, +251 378
Sponsors and Collaborators
Jimma University
World Bank
Ethiopian Public Health Institute
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Alemayehu A Alemayehu, Researcher Jimma University
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Responsible Party: Alemayehu Argaw, Researcher, Jimma University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02202343    
Other Study ID Numbers: SHNP/2013
First Posted: July 29, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015
Keywords provided by Alemayehu Argaw, Jimma University:
Nutrition
Food
Security
School
Health