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Management of acute malnutrition in infants aged under 6 months (MAMI): current issues and future directions in policy and research

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Background: Globally, some 4.7 million infants aged under 6 months are moderately wasted and 3.8 million are severely wasted. Traditionally, they have been overlooked by clinicians, nutritionists, and policy makers.

Objective: To present evidence and arguments for why treating acute malnutrition in infants under 6 months of age is important and outline some of the key debates and research questions needed to adva...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/15648265150361S105

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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Name:
MR/M007367/1/Medical Research Council
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Journal:
Food and Nutrition Bulletin More from this journal
Volume:
36
Issue:
1_suppl1
Pages:
S30-S34
Publication date:
2015-03-24
DOI:
EISSN:
1564-8265
ISSN:
0379-5721
Pmid:
25993754
Language:
English
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uuid:ab3e52a3-710b-4fd9-b36e-30e99948d239
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528013
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2017-05-06

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