Malnutrition in children under the age of 5 years in a primary health care setting

Indiran Govender*, Selvandran Rangiah, Ramprakash Kaswa, Doudou Nzaumvila

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In this study, we outlined the types of malnutrition amongst children, the causes of malnutrition intervention at the primary health care level and some recommendations to alleviate childhood malnutrition in South Africa.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbera5337
JournalSouth African Family Practice
Volume63
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021

Keywords

  • Community level factors
  • Dietary intervention
  • Individual factors
  • Obesity
  • Severe acute malnutrition

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