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Indentification and care of malnourished children in a sector of Greater Algiers






Les malnutritions dans les pays du Tiers Monde: 99-106

Indentification and care of malnourished children in a sector of Greater Algiers

Of 10 079 children under 2 years old in Algiers forming part of an anti-malnutrition programme 514 had protein-energy malnutrition. A total of 403 had weight below the 3rd percentile. Of malnourished children 59% had acute diarrhoea. Dietary deficiency as a cause of malnutrition was present in only 3.7%.


Accession: 001615535



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