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close this bookScurvy and its Prevention and Control in Major Emergencies (WHO; 1999; 70 pages)
View the documentAcknowledgements
View the documentScurvy: definition
open this folder and view contentsIntroduction
open this folder and view contentsScurvy
open this folder and view contentsVitamin C
open this folder and view contentsRecommended Daily Allowance (RDA)
open this folder and view contentsSources of vitamin C
open this folder and view contentsStrategies to prevent scurvy in large refugee populations
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open this folder and view contentsConclusions and recommendations
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View the documentAnnex 1
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Acknowledgements

The Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at the World Health Organization (WHO), wishes to thank the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) for the financial support that made the production of this document possible, and all those who generously gave their time to comment on an earlier draft version, especially Ken Bailey and Jim Akré from the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, WHO, and to Rita Bhatia, UNHCR, whose suggestions are reflected herein.

Grateful acknowledgement is due to Professor Prakash S. Shetty, Head, Public Health Nutrition Unit, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, for his tireless efforts to ensure the review's completeness and technical accuracy and also to Carol Aldous for preparing the document for publication.

This review was prepared by Zita Weise Prinzo, Technical Officer, in WHO's Department of Nutrition for Health and Development.

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