Program responses to acute and chronic malnutrition: divergences and convergences.

  title={Program responses to acute and chronic malnutrition: divergences and convergences.},
  author={Gilles Bergeron and Tony Castleman},
  journal={Advances in nutrition},
  volume={3 2},
Program approaches for addressing acute malnutrition and those for addressing chronic malnutrition have grown in different directions. Their specialization has led to productive advances in the efficacy of specific interventions but has also created divergences in implementation. Greater convergence and integration between the 2 sets of approaches would help programs respond to the diversity of conditions faced in the field and enable a more comprehensive continuum of care from prevention to… CONTINUE READING

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