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      An Analysis of Anthropometric Measurements of Children Enrolled in Programs for Managing Acute Malnutrition, in Kwale County, Kenya

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      Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention

      Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention

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          introduction: Malnutrition remains an important public health challenge in developing countries. Approximately, each year, 3 million children below 5 years old die due to malnutrition. Evidence- based nutrition programs depend on accurate estimates of malnutrition derived from anthropometric data collected from nutrition centers for therapeutic feeding. Anthropometric information can be used to determine an individual´s nutritional status and prevalence of malnutrition, and subsequently provide

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          Journal
          Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
          cswhi
          Journal of Clinical Social Work and Health Intervention
          2222386X
          20769741
          April 4 2021
          March 31 2021
          April 4 2021
          March 31 2021
          : 12
          : 1
          : 44-53
          Article
          10.22359/cswhi_12_1_10
          © 2021

          This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 Unported License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

          Psychology, Social & Behavioral Sciences

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