Antibiotic Treatment For Malnutrition Difficult To Deliver In Remote Areas Of Africa
PRI: Malnourished children in sub-Saharan Africa are not getting the life-saving drugs they need
“…[T]he World Health Organization last November issued new guidelines for the treatment of severe malnutrition. The WHO said children should be given amoxicillin or a similar antibiotic, along with therapeutic food, as soon as they are diagnosed with severe malnutrition. But putting those recommendations into practice is not so easy…” (Kelto, 4/30).