Family influences on child nutritional outcomes in Nairobi’s informal settlements

Health and Wellbeing

  • March 2020
  • Journal Articles

Improving child nutritional status is an important step towards achiev-ing the Sustainable Development Goals 2 and 3 in developing countries. Most childnutrition interventions in these countries remain variably effective because thestrategies often target the child’s mother/caregiver and give limited attention to otherhousehold members. Quantitative studies have identified individual level factors, suchas mother and child attributes, influencing child nutritional outcomes.