Assessing the Impact of the Introduction of the World Health Organization Growth Standards and Weight-for-Height z-Score Criterion on the Response to Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition: Secondary Data Analysis

Summary: This article, published in Pediatrics in January 2009, revealed how program enrollment and infant health outcomes would have changed if the 2006 World Health Organization growth standards had been used to identify severely acutely malnourished children in a Médecins Sans Frontières feeding program in Niger.