Nutritional status in children from two schools in the municipality of Quibdó, Chocó.

Project: Research Project

Project Details


The objective of the present study is to identify the nutritional status of children between 5 and 11 years of age from two schools in commune VI of the Municipality of Quibdó through the study of clinical (anthropometric measurements) and paraclinical (hemoglobin, ferritin and coprological examination) measurement parameters. The related individual, sociocultural, economic and environmental factors and the associations of child malnutrition with the neurodevelopment of school children will also be explored.
Effective start/end date6/1/157/1/18

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • Installed Capacity (Academic Unit)


  • Chocó


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