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Are diarrheal diseases common in the communities where there is nutritional intervention?

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Tammam Ali

H&N Project Manager/Relief International

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28 Jul 2015, 11:39

I notice that OTP patients under RUTF treatment very rarely transferred out to stabilization centers due to severe diarrhea. I think the main cause for this is the Zinc contained in the RUTF sachets taken by the child. I know the child develops mild diarrehea after the first RUTF dose.. but this is normal,the so called refeeding diarrhea.

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