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Ready-to-use therapeutic food for treating undernutrition in children from 6 months to 5 years of age

  1. Anel Schoonees2,
  2. Martani Lombard2,
  3. Etienne Nel3,
  4. Jimmy Volmink1,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Developmental, Psychosocial and Learning Problems Group

Published Online: 16 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009000


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Schoonees A, Lombard M, Nel E, Volmink J. Ready-to-use therapeutic food for treating undernutrition in children from 6 months to 5 years of age (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD009000. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009000.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Stellenbosch University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Tygerberg, South Africa

  2. 2

    Stellenbosch University, Division of Human Nutrition, Tygerberg, Western Cape, South Africa

  3. 3

    Stellenbosch University, Department of Paediatrics, Tygerberg, Western Cape, South Africa

*Jimmy Volmink, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, PO Box 19063, Tygerberg, 7505, South Africa. jvolmink@sun.ac.za. jimmy.volmink@mrc.ac.za.

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