Published on in Vol 11, No 2 (2022): February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/31475, first published .
The Shishu Pushti Trial–Extended Peer Counseling for Improving Feeding Practices and Reducing Undernutrition in Children Aged 0-48 Months in Urban Bangladesh: Protocol for a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

The Shishu Pushti Trial–Extended Peer Counseling for Improving Feeding Practices and Reducing Undernutrition in Children Aged 0-48 Months in Urban Bangladesh: Protocol for a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

The Shishu Pushti Trial–Extended Peer Counseling for Improving Feeding Practices and Reducing Undernutrition in Children Aged 0-48 Months in Urban Bangladesh: Protocol for a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial

Seema Mihrshahi 1, 2*, BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD;  Gulshan Ara 3*, MSc, MPH;  Mansura Khanam 3, MSc, MPH;  Sabrina Rasheed 3, PhD;  Kingsley Emwinyore Agho 4, MSc, MEng, MPH, PhD;  AKM Iqbal Kabir 5, MBBS, MD, PhD;  S K Roy 6, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FRCP;  Rukhsana Haider 7, MBBS, MSc, PhD, FABM;  Jena Derakhshani Hamadani 3, MBBS, DCH, PhD;  Fahmida Tofail 3, MBBS, PhD;  Ashraful Alam 2, MSS, PhD;  Michael J Dibley 2, MBBS, MPH

1 Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences, Macquarie University, Macquarie Park , AU

2 Sydney School of Public Health , The University of Sydney, Sydney , AU

3 Nutrition and Clinical Services Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh , Dhaka , BD

4 School of Health Sciences, Western Sydney University , Campbelltown , AU

5 Projahnmo Research Foundation , Dhaka , BD

6 Bangladesh Breastfeeding Foundation, Institute of Public Health , Dhaka , BD

7 Training and Assistance for Health and Nutrition Foundation , Dhaka , BD

*these authors contributed equally

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  • Seema Mihrshahi, BSc (Hons), MPH, PhD
  • Department of Health Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine, Health and Human Sciences
  • Macquarie University
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