Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified July 2012 by Society for Applied Studies.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Society for Applied Studies
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01646710
First received: July 14, 2012
Last updated: July 20, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
  Purpose

The study aims to explore ways in which optifood can be developed to create relevant food based recommendation (FBR) and to used for advocacy purposes.

The optifood tool will be pilot tested with relevant organizations and refine FBRs for the target population. Its performance will be assessed in the hands of Government/NGOs in Peru, Thailand and India to provide guidance on incorporating into their advocacy programs. Qualitative and quantitative methods will be used.


Condition Intervention
Food Based Recommendations
Behavioral: Pretesting food based recommendations

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Official Title: Optifood, An Approach to Improve Nutrition

Further study details as provided by Society for Applied Studies:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Generating Food Based Recommendation (FBR) using optifood tool [ Time Frame: 9 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    To refine optifood tool to generate FBRs. The tool will be pretested with mothers of children aged 9 to 11 months. Compliance with the food based recommendations will be tested over 8 days post counselling to assess feasibility of use of the tool. The tool will be then modified and refined to be used for advocacy in feeding counselling.


Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: October 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Food Based Recommendations
Developing and pretesting tool for FBRs for infants 9 to 11 months old
Behavioral: Pretesting food based recommendations

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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   9 Months to 11 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Randomly selected children 9 to 11 month of age
  Contacts and Locations
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Contacts
Contact: Sarmila Mazumder, PhD 011-46043751 ext 401 CHRD@sas.org.in

Locations
India
CHRD, Society for Applied Studies Completed
Faridabad, Haryana, India, 121004
CHRD, Society for Applied Studies Recruiting
Faridabad, Haryana, India, 121004
Contact: Sarmila Mazumder, PhD    011-46043751-55 ext 401    CHRD@sas.org.in   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Society for Applied Studies
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Sarmila Mazumder, PhD Society for Applied Studies
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Society for Applied Studies
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01646710     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPNPVW48/SAS
Study First Received: July 14, 2012
Last Updated: July 20, 2012
Health Authority: India: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Society for Applied Studies:
Tool
FBR
Advocacy
Development of a tool
advocacy materials

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 26, 2014