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Letter of concern: WHO Guideline for management of overweight and obesity in childhood

Author: Mark Manary, Indi Trehan, Meghan Callaghan-Gillespie, Jeanette Bailey, André Briend, Kathryn Dewey, Beatrice Lorge Rogers, Patrick Webb, Steven Collins, Kristine R. Caiafa, Nina Schlossman, Irwin Rosenberg, Kim F. Michaelsen, Saskia de Pee
Year: 2018
Resource type: Other

 

The attached is the text to a letter sent to officials and program officers at the World Health Organization (WHO) in  February 2018, in response to a guideline issued in September 2017 on management of overweight and obesity in childhood. The letter shares concerns regarding a recommendation on treatment of children with moderate acute malnutrition within this guideline. 

 

 

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Mark Manary, Indi Trehan, Meghan Callaghan-Gillespie, Jeanette Bailey, André Briend, Kathryn Dewey, Beatrice Lorge Rogers, Patrick Webb, Steven Collins, Kristine R. Caiafa, Nina Schlossman, Irwin Rosenberg, Kim F. Michaelsen, Saskia de Pee (2018). Letter of concern: WHO Guideline for management of overweight and obesity in childhood. www.ennonline.net/whoobesityguidelinesmam

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