Journal article

Infant motor development in rural Vietnam and intrauterine exposures to anaemia, iron deficiency and common mental disorders: a prospective community-based study

Thach D Tran, Tran Tuan, Julie A Simpson, Ha T Tran, Trang T Nguyen, Sarah Hanieh, Terence Dwyer, Beverley-Ann Biggs, Jane Fisher



Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

The investigators are very grateful to the Ha Nam Provincial Health Department who permitted the study to be undertaken in the province, generously allowed data collection to occur in the commune health stations and enabled recruitment of participants. We are also grateful to the research staff at the Research and Training Centre for Community Development in Hanoi and Department of Medicine (RMH/WH), The University of Melbourne who contributed to study design, undertook the data collection and management highly professionally. We are grateful to the independent statistician Dr Obioha Ukoumunne who undertook the random selection of communes. We appreciate the collaborative approach of the National Institute of Malariology and Entomology in Hanoi in assisting with collection and storage of blood samples for this research. We appreciate and acknowledge especially, the generous contributions of time and personal information given by the study participants. The study was funded by Australian Research Council Discovery Project Grant DP0986594. TDT is supported by a University of Melbourne International Research Scholarship.