Effect of Short-Term Supplementation with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food or Micronutrients for Children after Illness for Prevention of Malnutrition: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Uganda

A clinical trial set in Uganda shows that short-term supplementation with ready-to-use food in children following a bout of acute illness can prevent malnutrition. This short term measure has longer term effects in reducing morbidity in a vulnerable population.

Vyšlo v časopise: Effect of Short-Term Supplementation with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food or Micronutrients for Children after Illness for Prevention of Malnutrition: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Uganda. PLoS Med 13(2): e32767. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001951
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A clinical trial set in Uganda shows that short-term supplementation with ready-to-use food in children following a bout of acute illness can prevent malnutrition. This short term measure has longer term effects in reducing morbidity in a vulnerable population.


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