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Assessment of Nutritional Status of Adolescents in Emergency-Affected Populations

Author: Bradley A. Woodruff & Arabella Duffield
Year: 2000
Resource type: Report

This supplement discusses the assessment of under-nutrition in adolescents in emergency situations with a focus on acute under-nutrition. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines adolescents as persons aged 10-19 years old. This is one of the few publications on this age group.

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