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Jeremy Shoham
University of London
Occupational safety and healthFamineSuicide preventionMedicineEnvironmental health
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#1Jeremy Shoham (Lond: University of London)H-Index: 4
In contrast to several other recent emergencies1, the response of the international relief community to the Rwandan emergency appears largely to have prevented widespread malnutrition and related mortality. While it is true that aspects of the response in the food and nutrition sector were in various ways open to criticism and may have contributed to unnecessarily high levels of wasting in some camps at various points in time, the appalling excesses of famine witnessed in other recent African cr...
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The objectives of the workshop were: to provide an opportunity for participants to share their experiences in targeting emergency food in Africa during 1983-1986; to obtain feedback on the overview paper and additional details on the case studies which have been prepared as part of the overall study; to look for areas of consensus on issues raised by the study and to identify other areas requiring follow-up and further research
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This paper reviews six case studies examined as part of a project to review targetting methodologies employed by non-government organisations in Africa during the 1984-6 food crisis. Most agencies have not yet fully evaluated the role of data in informing policy decisions during their respective emergency programmes. The case studies presented reflect a wide variety of approaches to targetting emergency food aid that are based largely on the use of ‘socio-economic’ data. The recent emergency rel...
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#1Jeremy Shoham (Lond: University of London)H-Index: 4
A major area of investment in data collection in developing countries has been that of nutritional surveillance and monitoring. From recent debate it is clear that there is currently no consensus on the potential role of nutritional status as an early warning indicator. The author presents a synthesis of the broad spectrum of views on the role nutritional surveillance could or should have in early warning. Conceptual problems and technical difficulties are reviewed in the light of recent experie...
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