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Improving child survival: Malnutrition Task Force and the paediatrician’s responsibility
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    Challenges to in-patient treatment of malnutrition

    Dear Editor,

    Jackson and colleagues (1) raise important points regarding the global prevention and treatment of malnutrition and the challenges to successful implementation of WHO guidelines.

    We have recently started to treat children with severe malnutrition according to these guidelines in our hospital. As mentioned, high caseloads are a constraint to quality care; in the malarial season, our ward of up...

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