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Community-based approaches to the management of severe malnutrition (2003)

Date: 8th-10th October, 2003

Venue: Dublin

Convenors: Concern and Valid International

Summary

A three day meeting was held in Dublin hosted by Concern and Valid International between 8-10th of October, 2003 on community-based approaches to managing severe malnutrition. The objectives of the meeting were:

• To compare lessons learnt after 3 years of experience with Community Based Therapeutic Care (CTC).

• To describe substantive differences in protocols for non-centre based treatment of severe malnutrition between agencies.

• To focus on gaps in our knowledge of non-centre based treatment of severe malnutrition.

• To clear up misconceptions about CTC.

Outcomes of the meeting can be found in the meeting report.

Meeting report

Community based approaches to managing severe malnutrition: Report of the proceedings of an international workshop, Dublin (2003)

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Chloe Angood (2014). Community-based approaches to the management of severe malnutrition (2003). www.ennonline.net/ourwork/othermeetings/communitybasedsam2003