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Infant malnutrition treatment in Kenya: Health worker and breastfeeding peer supporter experiences

Abstract:

Acute malnutrition in infants under 6 months (u6m) is increasingly recognised as a global public health problem. The World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines for inpatient nutritional rehabilitation of infants u6m is re‐lactation: the re‐establishment of exclusive breastfeeding. Evidence suggests these guidelines are rarely followed in many low‐income settings. Two studies of infant nutritional rehabilitation undertaken in three public hospitals in coastal Kenya employed breastfeeding peer ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/mcn.13148

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Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5172-7320
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-2283-321X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-4806-1307
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Christ Church
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6372-5135
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Maternal and Child Nutrition More from this journal
Volume:
17
Issue:
3
Article number:
e13148
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2021-02-02
Acceptance date:
2021-01-12
DOI:
EISSN:
1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
Pmid:
33528108
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
1161280
Local pid:
pubs:1161280
Deposit date:
2021-03-25

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