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WHO meeting report on community-based management of severe malnutrition

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A meeting of experts was organised by the Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development and the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development of the WHO, by UNICEF and by the UN Standing committee on Nutrition in Geneva on 21-23 November 2005, to review recent developments in community-based management of severe malnutrition and to formulate recommendations. In preparation for this meeting, five background papers were prepared:

These, along with the meeting report, are all available at http://www.who.int/child-adolescent-health/publications/NUTRITION/CBSM.htm

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WHO meeting report on community-based management of severe malnutrition. Field Exchange 28, July 2006. p13. www.ennonline.net/fex/28/who