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Children with Moderate Acute Malnutrition with No Access to Supplementary Feeding Programmes Experience High Rates of Deterioration and No Improvement: Results from a Prospective Cohort Study in Rural Ethiopia (Journal Pone 2016, 0153530)

P.James, K. Sadler, M. Wondafrash, A. Argaw, H. Luo, B. Geleta, K. Kedir, Y. Getnet, T. Belachew, P. Bahwere Children with Moderate Acute Malnutrition with No Access to Supplementary Feeding Programmes Experience High Rates of Deterioration and No Improvement: Results from a Prospective Cohort Study in Rural Ethiopia

Cereals and pulse-based ready-to-use therapeutic food as an alternative to the standard milk- and peanut paste–based formulation for treating severe acute malnutrition: a non-inferiority, individually randomized controlled efficacy clinical trial, AJCN (Am J Clin Nutr 2016 115.119537).

Bahwere, P., Balaluka, B., Wells, J., Mbiribindi, C.N., Sadler, K., Akomo, P., Dramaix-Wilmet, M. and Collins, S., (2016) http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/early/2016/03/16/ajcn.115.119537.abstract

Estimated Iron and Zinc Bioavailability in Soybean-Maize-Sorghum Ready to Use Foods: Effect of Soy Protein Concentrate and Added Phytase, Journal of Food Processing & Technology (J Food Process Technol 2016, 7: 556)

Akomo PO, Egli I, Okoth MW, Bahwere P, Cercamondi I, Zeder C, Njage PMK and Owino VO 2016 http://www.omicsonline.org/food-processing-technology-abstract.php?abstract_id=67730

Using Evaluation for a Change:

Insights from humanitarian practitioners Hallam, A. and F. Bonino, (2013), www.alnap.org/resource/8980.aspx

Long term mortality after community and facility based treatment of severe acute malnutrition: Analysis of data from Bangladesh, Kenya. Malawi and Niger, Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology (2012; 4(8):215-225).

Bahwere, P., Mtimuni, A., Sadler, K., Banda, T., Collins, S., (2012) http://www.academicjournals.org/article/article1379674854_Bahwere%20et%20al.pdf

Development and acceptability of a novel milk-free soybean–maize–sorghum ready-to-use therapeutic food (SMS-RUTF) based on industrial extrusion cooking process, Maternal Child Health.

Owino, V., Irena, A.H., Dibari, F., Collins, S., (2012) http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1740-8709.2012.00400.x/abstract

Low-cost, Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods can be designed using locally available commodities with the aid of Linear Programming, Journal of Nutrition.

Owino, V., Bahwere, P., Bisimwa, G., Muwangi, C.M., Collins, S., (2012) http://jn.nutrition.org/content/early/2012/03/27/jn.111.156943.full.pdf

Development of the acceptability and safety of novel ready-to-use therapeutic foods, Nutrition, (September).

Dibarri, F., et al., (2012) http://fex.ennonline.net/39/acceptability

Randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of a soybean-maize-sorghum based ready-to-use complementary food paste on infant growth in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, AJCN (Am J Clin Nutr 2012;95:1157-1164).

Bisimwa, G., Owino, V., Bahwere, P., Dramaix, M., Donnen, P., Dibari, F., Collins, S., (2012) http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/95/5/1157.full?sid=870a655c-cea8-4afc-8512-ffc1b8b63083

Breast-milk intake of 9–10 month old rural infants given a ready-to-use complementary food in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, AJCN (Am J Clin Nutr 2011;93:1300–4).

Owino, V., Bahwere, P., Ghislain, G., Mwangi, C.M., Collins, S., (2011) http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/93/6/1300.full?sid=870a655c-cea8-4afc-8512-ffc1b8b63083

Acceptability and effectiveness of chickpea sesame based Read to Use Therapeutic Food in malnourished HIV positive adults, Patient Preference and Adherence (Jan-March) (3)).

Bahwere, P., Collins, S., Sadler, K., (2009) www.dovepress.com/acceptability-and-effectiveness-of-chickpea-sesame-based-ready-to-use–peer-reviewed-article-PPA

New WHO Growth Standards:

Rollout needs more resources, The Lancet (374: 9684). Kerac, M., et al., (2009) www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(09)61266-6/fulltext

Determinants of coverage in Community-based, Therapeutic Care programmes:

Towards a joint quantitative and qualitative analysis, Disasters, December: e-publication ahead of print, PubMed PMID. Guerrero, S., Myatt, M., Collins, S., (2009) www.ennonline.net/resources/881

Improved assessment of child nutritional status:

Using target weights and a novel low-cost, weight-for-height slide chart, Tropical Doctor (39). Kerac, M., et al., (2009) http://td.rsmjournals.com/content/39/1/23.full?sid=7749dbf3-6912-4331-a637-ebecfa1ec013

Improving the management of severe acute malnutrition in an area of high HIV prevalence, Journal of Tropical Paediatrics, (54(6)).

Sadler, K., et al., (2008) http://tropej.oxfordjournals.org/content/54/6/364.full?sid=42b54a98-ff75-4d34-8ecc-c3a1eb936ab5

A comparison of the programme coverage of two therapeutic feeding interventions implemented in neighbouring districts of Malawi, Public Health Nutrition.

Sadler, K., et al., (2007) http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=1293512

Community-based therapeutic care in HIV-affected populations, Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg (2006; 100(1):6-9).

Sadler, K., Bahwere, P., Guerrero, S., Collins, S., (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0035920305002269

The management of severe acute malnutrition in children, The Lancet (368).

Collins, S., et al., (2006) www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(06)69443-9/fulltext

Key issues in the success of community-based management of severe malnutrition, Food Nutrition Bulletin (27).

Collins, S., et al., (2006) www.who.int/nutrition/topics/backgroundpapers_Key_issues.pdf

A review of methods to detect cases of severely malnourished children in the community for their admission into community-based therapeutic care programs, Food Nutrition Bulletin (27).

Myatt, M., Khara, T., Collins, S., (2006) http://nsinf.publisher.ingentaconnect.com/content/nsinf/fnb/2006/00000027/A00303s3/art00002

Engaging communities in emergency response: the CTC experience in Western Darfur. IN: Humanitarian Policy Network, ed. Humanitarian Exchange. London: Overseas Development Institute.

Guerrero, S., & Mollison, S., (2005) www.odihpn.org/humanitarian-exchange-magazine/issue-30/engaging-communities-in-emergency-response-the-ctc-experience-in-western-darfur

Integrating CTC and HIV/AIDS Support in Malawi, Emergency Nutrition Network, (25).

Guerrero, S., et al., (2005) http://fex.ennonline.net/25/integrating

Community-therapeutic care (CTC), Emergency Nutrition Network, (Special Supplement 2).

Khara, T., Collins, S., (2004) www.ennonline.net/pool/files/ife/supplement23.pdf

Alternative RUTF formulations, Emergency Nutrition Network, (Special Supplement 2).

Collins, S. & Henry, C.J.K., (2004) http://www.fantaproject.org/downloads/pdfs/ENNctc04.pdf

Outpatient care for severely malnourished children in emergency relief programmes: a retrospective cohort study, The Lancet (360).

Collins, S., Sadler, K., (2002) http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(02)11770-3/fulltext

Changing the way we address severe malnutrition during famine, The Lancet (358).

Collins, S., (2001) www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(01)05630-6/fulltext

Short-term prognosis in severe adult and adolescent malnutrition during famine, JAMA, (284(5)).

Collins, S. & Myatt, M., (2000) http://jama.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=192939

Assessment of nutritional status of adults in emergency-affected populations, RNIS Supplement ACCN (August).

Collins, S., Duffield, A. & Myatt, M., (2000) www.unscn.org/layout/modules/resources/files/AdultsSup.pdf

The risks of wet feeding, ENN (3).

Collins, S., (1998) http://fex.ennonline.net/3/risks

Dietary treatment of severe malnutrition in adults, AJCN, (68 (1)).

Collins, S., Myatt, M. & Golden, B., (1998) http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/68/1/193.abstract?related-urls=yes&legid=ajcn;68/1/193

The limits of human adaptation to starvation, Nature Medicine 1(8).

Collins, S., (1995) www.nature.com/nm/index.html