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Free online access to Lancet articles on undernutrition

The Lancet Nutrition & Metabolism Collection provides a single entry point to all the original research, expert comment, and authoritative review articles published in the four Lancet journals since January 2006. The 'undernutrition' collection is available free ('obesity' and 'nutrition & metabolism - other' collections attract a charge).

Visit www.thelancet.com and select 'speciality collections' followed by 'Nutrition & Metabolism'.

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en-net: Cochrane Special Collection of systematic reviews: SAM & MAM

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en-net: How fair and accurate was the media coverage of the Haiti crisis? Should we, as a sector, try to hold the media to greater account? How could we do this?

During the early phase of the recent Haiti crisis, the ENN became increasingly exasperated by many aspects of the media coverage. Key points of contention were; inaccuracy of...

FEX: Community care: addressing the management of severe malnutrition

Summary of published paper1 Bedessa TFC, Ethiopia (May 2000) The long-held traditional approach to treating severely malnourished individuals in emergencies is challenged in...

en-net: Outcome monitoring

After six months, I am planning to conduct follow up/review to already trained heath workers and community health volunteers on IYCF to assess the knowledge change and the...

en-net: standared questionarie for determinants of IYCF practices

Thank you for your valuable response for my previous question. I would like to add two more questions regarding my study area. 1. I am going to assess the factors affecting...

FEX: Barrier analysis to inform breastfeeding support in Mali

By Casie Tesfai Casie Tesfai is a Nutrition Technical Advisor for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) based in New York since 2012. She has over 10 years of humanitarian...

en-net: Correlation between Maternal Nutrition and breastmilk volume

Is there any evidence based research to show the correlation between maternal nutrition and breast milk volume? As far as I am aware, no such correlation has been found. It...

en-net: Soybean Oil vs. Palm Oil provision

My inquiry relates to the use of soybean oil vs. palm oil. My organization has tasked me with looking into the health implications of switching from soybean oil (which we...

NEX: Maternal and Child Nutrition (MCN)

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FEX: Issue 33 Editorial

This issue of Field Exchange is published in the 'after-glow' of the high profile and long-awaited Lancet series on 'Maternal and Child Undernutrition.' The series of five...

en-net: NUTRITION SENIOR ADVISER

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FEX: Response to reviewers

By Mark Myatt, Corresponding author We thank the reviewers for taking the time to review our proposed IYCF indicators. We think it important to respond to the 'more important...

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FEX: SQUEAC in routine monitoring of CMAM programme coverage in Ethiopia

By Lily Schofield, Selome Gizaw Lalcha and Terefe Getachew Lily Schofield has worked in many countries in Africa and Asia as a nutrition consultant. She has been involved in...

en-net: Zinc supplementation to SAM and/or MAM with acute diarrhoea?

Can we give zinc supplementation to the severely and/or moderately acute malnourished children with acute diarrhoea? The Unicef and WHO document "Diarrhoea treatment guideline...

FEX: Review of evidence of role of nutrition in HIV infection

Summary of published research1 A HIV infected mother and HIV infected child receive a voucher that entitles her to a month's supply of CSB and household food items In 2007...

FEX: Niacin deficiency and pellagra in Angola

Summary of published research 1 Signs of pellagra observed during survey A recent study initiated by the World Food Programme (WFP), in conjunction with the government of...

FEX: Interactions between nutrition and immune function: using inflammation biomarkers to interpret micronutrient status

Summary of research1 Location: Global What we know: Both clinical and sub-clinical inflammation affect the plasma concentration of many nutrients. This complicates assessment...

en-net: Hot Weather Reduces the Child Appetite...Do you agree???

Through my 2 years working experience in the field as Mobile team leader dealing with CMAM services, I found that during hot weather there is prolonged stay of the SAM cases in...

en-net: Nutrition and cognition in children

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What are the current issues regarding nutrition and cognitive abilities of children in especially in Africa, as it seems this continent has not seen much of...

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Free online access to Lancet articles on undernutrition. Field Exchange 37, November 2009. p22. www.ennonline.net/fex/37/free