Janny Martine Goris

Janny Martine Goris
Queensland Health · Prevention division

MSc MPH

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Introduction
Current research on iodine deficiency in highlands Papua New Guinea
Additional affiliations
January 2010 - March 2012
Queensland Health
Position
  • Systematic literature review muticultural health
Description
  • Effectiveness multicultural health workers in chronic disease prevention and self management in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations; a systematic literature review. http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/PY11130.htm
January 2006 - January 2008
The University of Queensland
Position
  • Master Public Health

Publications

Publications (18)
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To estimate the contribution of television (TV) food advertising to the prevalence of obesity among 6-11-year-old children in Australia, Great Britain (England and Scotland only), Italy, The Netherlands, Sweden and the United States. Data from contemporary representative studies on the prevalence of childhood obesity and on TV food advertising expo...
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With a large and increasing culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) population, the Australian health care system faces challenges in the provision of accessible culturally competent health care. Communities at higher risk of chronic disease include CALD communities. Overseas, multicultural health workers (MHWs) have been increasingly integrat...
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Objectives: To assess the nutritional status of infants, children and non-pregnant women and underlying factors, dietary diversity and community food security, in the Kamea community in Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea. Methods: Prospective cross sectional study. Study population 69 infants (0-59 months), 151 children (6-12 years) and 79 non-pregnan...
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Iodine deficiency is the single most common cause of preventable mental impairment in communities with suboptimal iodine intake. Objective of the present study was to assess in more detail the iodine status and knowledge, attitudes and practice (KAP) relating to use of iodised salt in a remote community in Kotidanga area, Kerema district, Gulf prov...
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Adequate iodine status of women of childbearing age is essential for optimal growth and development of their offspring. The objectives of the current study were to assess the iodine status of non-pregnant women, availability and use of commercial salt, extent to which it is iodised, and availability of other industrially processed foods suitable fo...
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There is currently no evidence to suggest intrauterine infection caused by vertical transmission in women who develop COVID-19 pneumonia in late pregnancy. Presently there is also no evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through breast milk of COVID-19 infected mothers to their infants. According to UNICEF the benefits of breastfeeding outweigh...
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Objective To examine differences in eating and physical activity behaviours among ethnic groups in Queensland, Australia, and differences in those behaviours due to the duration of residency in Australia. Design Cross-sectional study using baseline data collected for the Living Well Multicultural–Lifestyle Modification Program between October 2014...
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Issue: Some migrant groups have higher risks of deaths and chronic diseases due to barriers associated with socioeconomic disadvantage, social isolation, racism, language, poor access to health services, and low levels of health literacy. However, few culturally-tailored interventions have targeted ethnic groups in Australia. This study evaluated...
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Assessing the prevalence of anaemia, iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia among non-pregnant and pregnant women is essential for evidence-based intervention programs. The purpose of this prospective outpatient and community-based cross-sectional study was to assess the prevalence of those conditions among pregnant women resident in the Natio...
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Very little is known about the cardiometabolic risk of migrants who settle in Australia. This study investigated differences in cardiometabolic risk markers among ethnic groups attending a tailored healthy lifestyle program in Queensland, Australia; and differences in these markers between those living in Australia for shorter versus longer periods...
Data
Urinary Iodine Conc. 6 to 12yrs children Gulf PNG. (XLSX)
Data
Questionnaires KAP use of iodised salt. (XLSX)
Preprint
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Iodine deficiency is the single most common cause of preventable mental impairment in communities with suboptimal iodine intake. Objective of the present study was to assess in more detail the iodine status and knowledge, attitudes and practice (KAP) relating to use of iodised salt in a remote community in Kotidanga area, Kerema district, Gulf prov...
Conference Paper
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Iodine Nutrition status and Salt iodisation among population in Kotidanga LLG, Gulf province, Papua New Guinea.
Presentation
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High prevalence of chronic malnutrition and anaemia in infants and young children 0 to 59 months in Kotidanga LLG, highlands Gulf province, Papua New Guinea. Access to sufficient nutrient-dense foods including proteins and micronutrients is limited.
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High prevalence of chronic energy deficiency and anaemia among women of child-bearing age in Kotidanga LLG, highlands Gulf province, Papua New Guinea

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