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Growth of Belgian and Norwegian children compared to the WHO growth standards: prevalence below −2 and above +2 SD and the effect of breastfeeding
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    Use of WHO New Growth Standards for Developing Countries
    • Mrudula A. Phadke, Phadke M.A., Senior Advisor, Adjunct Professor
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      • Nilima A. Kshirsagar, National Chair, ICMR, Director

    In response to the interesting article by P B Juliusson et. al. on Growth of Belgian & Norwegian Children compared to the WHO growth standards published in Arch. Dis. of Childhood 2011, 96:916-921 and appreciating the concerns raised by him, we raise few issues pertaining to India. It is stated in the paper that there are significant deviations, we put forth the point that developing countries must first start using WH...

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