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WHO/WFP/SCN and UNICEF Joint Statement on Community-Based Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition

Severe acute malnutrition remains a major killer of children under five. This joint statement, issued by WHO, WFP, the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition and UNICEF, discusses how identification and treatment can be done in the community for children with uncomplicated forms of the condition. It outlines what countries can do to save children's lives and how their actions will be supported. Also included is a technical annex on ready-to-use therapeutic foods.

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Author: WHO, WFP, SCN and UNICEF Price: Free No. of pages: 7 Publication date: May 2007 Publisher: UNICEF ISBN: 978-92-806-4147-9
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