Rebecca Brown
Psychological interventionWastingSevere Acute MalnutritionMalnutritionMedicine
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#1Rebecca BrownH-Index: 4
Last. Carmel DolanH-Index: 6
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#1Rebecca BrownH-Index: 4
#2Kate SadlerH-Index: 1
Last. Jeremy ShohamH-Index: 2
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#1Saskia de PeeH-Index: 17
#2Rebecca F. GraisH-Index: 30
Last. Lynnda KiessH-Index: 9
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Acute malnutrition is associated with increased morbidity and mortality risk. When episodes are prolonged or frequent, acute malnutrition is also associated with poor growth and development, which contributes to stunting. Nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive strategies to prevent undernutrition during the first 1,000 days from conception to 24 months of age can reduce the risks of wasting, stunting, and micronutrient deficiencies. Under circumstances that exacerbate the underlying causes o...
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#1Eileen KennedyH-Index: 16
#2Francesco BrancaH-Index: 1
Last. Rebecca BrownH-Index: 4
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BackgroundModerate acute malnutrition (MAM) and severe acute malnutrition (SAM) continue to exist at unacceptably high levels. There is a renewed momentum to dramatically improve nutritional status and decrease rates of malnutrition of all kinds. Although much focus is on the first 1,000 days, the period from conception to age 2 years, in relation to growth retardation (or stunting), it is just as important to pay adequate attention to wasting as a major contributor to both morbidity and mortali...
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#1Nicky DentH-Index: 4
#2Hedwig DeconinckH-Index: 4
Last. Anne WalshH-Index: 3
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BackgroundSevere acute malnutrition (SAM) affects 19 million children worldwide annually. The community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) approach was first piloted in 2000. Endorsed by the United Nations in 2007, the approach has been introduced in over 60 countries. Current coverage and quality of services need further strengthening and key stakeholders have expressed the need for improved information-sharing.ObjectiveTo report on an information-sharing initiative that was establis...
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#2Patrick WebbH-Index: 32
Last. Rebecca BrownH-Index: 4
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