A home nutritional rehabilitation programme in a Peruvian peri-urban shanty town (pueblo joven).

@article{FernndezConcha1991AHN,
  title={A home nutritional rehabilitation programme in a Peruvian peri-urban shanty town (pueblo joven).},
  author={D Fern{\'a}ndez-Concha and Robert H. Gilman and Jessica B Gilman},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={809-13}
}
In a peri-urban shanty town located in Lima, Peru, a nutritional census of children 0-3 years old revealed a number of second and third degree malnourished children. In order to treat these children a home-based nutritional rehabilitation (HNR) programme was developed utilizing available community health staff. The programme focused on individual and group maternal education, home-based therapy such as oral rehydration solution for diarrhoea, periodic growth monitoring, and a strong trust… CONTINUE READING

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