Nutritional and Health Status of Children During a Food Crisis -- Niger, September 17-October 14, 2005

November 2006
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;11/3/2006, Vol. 55 Issue 43, p1172
The article summarizes the results of local surveys conducted in the Maradi and Tahoua administrative regions in Niger regarding the health status of children during a food crisis in the country in September to October 2005. Survey data revealed that among children aged 6 to 59 months, 15.3 percent had global acute malnutrition.


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