Commentary. Ready-to-use therapeutic food. Can the children be saved with fortified peanut paste?

In the February 2011 issue of the Journal of World Public Health Nutrition Association, Michael Latham (of blessed memory), Urban Jonsson, Elizabeth Sterken and George Kent discussed issues related to Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food for the management of Severe Malnutrition.

Specific headings discussed included What is RUTF, The issue, Use for Severe Acute Malnutrition, RUTF used as prevention, Breastfeeding is the best protection and other stimulating areas.

The full commentary can be accessed at the WPHNA website.

We do also wish to refer readers to the stimulating debate on RUTF that took place on this website at the latter part of 2009. This can be accessed using this

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