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close this bookManagement of Severe Malnutrition: A Manual for Physicians and other Senior Health Workers (WHO - OMS, 1999, 60 p.)
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View the document1. Introduction
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Open this folder and view contents7. Failure to respond to treatment
Open this folder and view contents8. Management of malnutrition in disaster situations and refugee camps
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View the documentSelected WHO publications

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