Published Clinical Trials

This page includes publications from individual clinical trials testing food aid products, and reports and evaluations from programs using food aid products. These resources are tagged according to country, nutritional problem studied, intervention used, study type, year, and author. If relevant to more than one category, the document appears in both categories. New resources are added regularly according to search criteria and standards developed by REFINE.

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Jef L Leroy, Deanna K Olney, Noé Nduwabike, Marie T Ruel. "." The Journal of Nutrition 151 , no. 1 (2021) : 197–205
Study Interventions
  • Standard Lipid-Based Nutrient Supplements (LNS)
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition
Jef L Leroy, Deanna Olney, Marie Ruel. "." The Journal of Nutrition 148 , no. 3 (2018) : 445–452
Study Interventions
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Leroy, J. L., Sununtnasuk, C., Heckert, J., Olney, D.. "." FANTA III: Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance Report (2017)
Study Interventions
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Leroy, J. L., Olney, D. K., Ruel, M. T.. "Tubaramure, a food-assisted integrated health and nutrition program in Burundi, increases maternal and child hemoglobin concentrations and reduces anemia: A theory-based cluster-randomized controlled intervention trial  ." Journal of Nutrition 146 , no. 8 (2016) : 1601-1608
Study Interventions
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
Research Gaps
  • Effectiveness
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight
Leroy, J., Heckert, J., Ruel, M., Cunningham, K.. "Strengthening and evaluating the Preventing Malnutrition in Children under 2 Years of Age approach – Burundi Follow-up Report: Children 0–23 Months ." FANTA III (2014)
Study Interventions
  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)
Research Gaps
  • Innovation
Nutritional Problems being Studied
  • Prevention of Stunting, Wasting, and Underweight