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Diarrhoea: why children are still dying and what can be done
This report sets out a 7-point strategy for comprehensive diarrhoea control that includes a treatment package to reduce child deaths and a prevention package to reduce the number of diarrhoea casesExpand
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Levels and trends in under-5 mortality, 1990–2008
As global momentum and investment for accelerating maternal and child survival grows, monitoring of progress at the global and country level has become even more needed. Millennium Development Goal 4Expand
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Communicable diseases in complex emergencies: impact and challenges
Communicable diseases, alone or in combination with malnutrition, account for most deaths in complex emergencies. Factors promoting disease transmission interact synergistically leading to highExpand
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Mental health in complex emergencies
Mental health is becoming a central issue for public health complex emergencies. In this review we present a culturally valid mental health action plan based on scientific evidence that is capable ofExpand
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The mental health of expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers.
The mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events and the risk factors for psychological morbidity among expatriate and Kosovar Albanian humanitarian aid workers have not been wellExpand
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Child Mortality According to Maternal and Infant HIV Status in Zimbabwe
Background: HIV causes substantial mortality among African children but there is limited data on how this is influenced by maternal or infant infection status and timing. Methods: Children enrolledExpand
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Lessons learned from complex emergencies over past decade
Major advances have been made during the past decade in the way the international community responds to the health and nutrition consequences of complex emergencies. The public health and clinicalExpand
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Pneumonia: the leading killer of children
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Malnutrition, measles, mortality, and the humanitarian response during a famine in Ehiopia.
CONTEXT The World Food Programme estimated that 10 million people were at risk of starvation in Ethiopia in 2000 but later reported that a famine had been averted. However, no population-based dataExpand
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Public nutrition in complex emergencies
Public nutrition is a broad-based, problem-solving approach to addressing malnutrition in complex emergencies that combines analysis of nutritional risk and vulnerability with action-orientedExpand
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