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Percentage of oedematous SAM in South Asia

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Preethi NR

Postdoc, Christian Medical College, Vellore

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15 May 2017, 05:46

The prevalence of oedematous SAM in Africa (50-60%) is higher than those seen in South Asia. Can someone tell me / give me ref details on what is the percentage of oedematous SAM in South and Central Asia?

Dr Charulatha Banerjee

Asia Regional Knowledge Management Specialist ENN

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18 May 2017, 02:22

This report is to my knowledge the most recent prevalence estimate of kwashiorkor done across the globe. Hope it helps

http://www.ennonline.net/childkwashiorkor

Warm Regards
Charulatha

Preethi NR

Postdoc, Christian Medical College, Vellore

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19 May 2017, 07:08

Dear Dr. Banerjee.
Thanks a lot for sharing this article. This is exactly what I was looking for!!
Warm Regards,
Preethi

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