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WHO Press Conference
Date: 27 November 2013
10:00 - 11:15
Organization: WHO
Location: Press Room 1
Subject: WHO issues new guidance for treating children with severe acute malnutrition. The World Health Organization will release new treatment guidelines for the almost 20 million children under-five worldwide who have severe acute malnutrition. The new guidelines supersede those issued by WHO in 1999.



WHO issues new guidance for treating children with severe acute malnutrition. The World Health Organization will release new treatment guidelines for the almost 20 million children under-five worldwide who have severe acute malnutrition. The new guidelines supersede those issued by WHO in 1999.[</b><br>]
  • Francesco Branca, Director, Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO.
  • Nigel Campbell Rollins, Scientist, Department of Mother, Newborn, Child & Adolescent Health, WHO.


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