Long Term Health Status of Children Recovering from Severe Acute Malnutrition

Briendemail A, Berkley JA

Severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a life-threatening condition that often occurs during a critical period for a child's growth and development. Treatment of SAM is among the most cost effective interventions to prevent childhood death. Thanks to the rapid expansion of community-based treatment programmes worldwide, every year millions of children are treated for SAM.

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