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International Malnutrition

  • Establish three regional networks (south and southeast Asia; sub-Saharan Africa; Latin America) to coordinate technical expertise and develop capacity-building partnerships
  • Raise the profile of malnutrition among health policy makers and donor agencies and advocate for increased recognition of its importance in child survival
  • Work with partners to build capacity to prevent and treat malnutrition, especially in countries with high child mortality
  • Advocate for inclusion of malnutrition in medical and nursing curricula and for the WHO case-management guidelines to be implemented in all paediatric wards where severe malnutrition is found
  • Encourage health workers to undertake operational research to monitor and improve their performance and provide data for advocacy action
  • raise resources
  • publish and disseminate the findings and experiences.