Afsheen Aslam, Zahoor Hussain Javed, Samra Suhabani, Ghulam Jilani, Muhammad Ikhlaq Anwar, Muhammad Akhtar Pervaiz.
The Measuring the Impact of Fortified Milk on Children\'s Health in Pakistan.
Annals Punjab Med Coll Jan ;14(2):106-11.

Background:  The recommended intake of fortified milk can substantially decrease the children’s ailment, increase growth rate and appears an economically beneficial strategy in the general Pakistani population aged over 6-24 months. Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the influence of fortified milk on children's health in Pakistan. Study Design: Randomized controlled trial. Settings: Department of Economics, GC University, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Duration: April 2019 to August 2019. Sample Size: Consisted of 100 individuals. Sampling Technique: Snowball technique was used to collect data. Data Analysis: Pretest and posttest data were analyzed with the help of t-test, paired sample t-test, and cross-tabulation. Results: It was found that there was a significant difference between the mean difference in age, height ratio of participants from their pretest and post-test scores. Conclusion: Fortified milk brings positive changes in growth of children in terms of weight & height. Suggestions: The mass should have awareness regarding fortified complementary foods.

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