BeLive (Thrasher 2)
A randomized, placebo controlled trial in 600 Nepalese children. Main outcome: Growth and neurodevelopment after one year.
NCT02272842 at clinicaltrials.gov
Vitamin B12 supplementation in pregancy
A recently completed randomized, placebo controlled trial in Bangalore, India. 270 pregnant women were give B12 or placebo. We will follow the children up until their 5th birthday.
Child Micronutrient supplementation in Tanzania.
Two studies where children were randomized to receive high doses of multimicronutrients or placebo.
The Micronutrient Survey (Rieber)
A cross sectional survey of 500 Nepali Infant mother pairs with a follow - up of a subsample of 350 children around their 5 th birthday.
Folic acid and vitamin B12 trial in India Children (Thrasher 1)
A randomized, placebo controlled trial in 1000 New Delhi children. Main outcome infections and growth during the follow up period. We will visit the children again 5 years after end of supplmentation starting in 2016.
NCT00717730 at clinicaltrials.gov
Micronutrient supplementation in pregancy
A recently completed randomized, placebo controlled trial in Tanzania.
The vitabeginning effort consists of several studies, most of them are randomized controlled trials and most involve vitamin B12 supplmentation with or without other nutrients. In this collaboration we try to estimate the effect of nutrient exposure in early life on subequent growth and cognitive development.