Research areas

Our research areasResearch areas supported by The Mother and Child Foundation:

  • Neuro-developmental damage associated with low birth-weight and prematurity
  • Maternal nutrition and birth outcomes
  • Diabetes and hypertension in pregnancy
  • Maternal HIV and immune system development in babies
  • Sickle-cell anaemia
  • Brain-specific fatty acids and neuro-development
  • Nutrition and behavioural disorders in school children