Severe malnutrition


List of publications

Management of severe malnutrition: a manual for physicians and other senior health workers
Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999
Chinese version under preparation. Farsi and Indonesian versions available in-country.

Cover [pdf 120kb] | English [pdf 1.46Mb] | French [pdf 878kb] | Spanish [pdf 142kb] | Portuguese [pdf 263kb] | To order a hard copy



Severe malnutrition: report of a consultation to review current literature
Geneva, World Health Organization, 6-7 September 2004

Full text [pdf 1.52Mb]


Guidelines for the inpatient treatment of severely malnourished children
Geneva, World Health Organization, 2003.

Cover [pdf 45kb] | English [pdf 400kb] | French [pdf 1.42Mb] | Spanish [pdf 687kb] | To order a hard copy

Training course on the management of severe malnutrition
Geneva, World Health Organization, 2002
Full course under preparation in Arabic and Dari. Flyer available in different languages.

English [pdf 146kb] | French [pdf 1.18Mb] | Spanish [pdf 1.18Mb] | Portuguese [pdf 1.18Mb] | Russian [pdf 235kb] | Arabic [pdf 186kb]

Ten steps to recovering malnourished children
Pan American Health Organization, 1996

Portuguese [pdf 890kb]

Related publications

Management of the child with a serious infection or severe malnutrition: Guidelines for care at first referral level in developing countries
Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000

English [pdf 2.2Mb] | French [pdf 2.3Mb] | HTML format

Pocket book of hospital care for children: guidelines for the management of common illnesses with limited resources
Geneva, World Health Organization, 2005

High resolution [pdf 10.3Mb] | Low resolution [pdf 2 Mb]

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