Affiliation: Valid International
- A comparison of the programme coverage of two therapeutic feeding interventions implemented in neighbouring districts of MalawiKate Sadler
Centre for International Child Health, Institute of Child Health, London, WC1N 1EH, UK
Public Health Nutr 10:907-13. 2007....
- Uptake of HIV testing and outcomes within a Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) programme to treat severe acute malnutrition in Malawi: a descriptive studyPaluku Bahwere
Valid International, Unit 9, Standingford House, 26 Cave Street, Oxford, OX4 1BA, UK
BMC Infect Dis 8:106. 2008....
- Treating severe acute malnutrition seriouslySteve Collins
Centre for International Health and Development and Valid International Ltd, Unit 14 Standingford House, 26 Cave Street, Oxford OX4 1BA, UK
Arch Dis Child 92:453-61. 2007..Initial data indicate that this combination of centre-based and community-based care is cost effective and should be integrated into mainstream child survival programmes...
- Management of severe acute malnutrition in childrenSteve Collins
Valid International Ltd, Oxford, UK
Lancet 368:1992-2000. 2006..In community-based therapeutic care, all patients with SAM without complications are treated as outpatients. This approach promises to be a successful and cost-effective treatment strategy...
- Key issues in the success of community-based management of severe malnutritionSteve Collins
Valid International Ltd, Unit 14, Oxford Enterprise Center, Standingford House, 26 Cave St, Oxford OX4 IBA, UK
Food Nutr Bull 27:S49-82. 2006..Initial data indicate that these programs are affordable, with the cost-effectiveness of emergency community-based therapeutic programs varying from US$12 to US$132 per year of life gained...
- Short-term prognosis in severe adult and adolescent malnutrition during famine: use of a simple prognostic model based on counting clinical signsS Collins
Oleuffynon, Old Hall, Llanidloes, Powys SY18 6PJ, Wales
JAMA 284:621-6. 2000..Although clinical signs are likely to be useful prognostic indicators in this setting, use of a clinical assessment model has not been studied...
- Outpatient care for severely malnourished children in emergency relief programmes: a retrospective cohort studySteve Collins
Valid International, Stockwell, London, UK
Lancet 360:1824-30. 2002..Consequently, coverage of therapeutic feeding centre programmes can be low, reducing their effectiveness. We aimed to assess the effectiveness of outpatient treatment for severe malnutrition in an emergency relief programme...
- Changing the way we address severe malnutrition during famineS Collins
Valid International, Oleuffynon, Old Hall, Llanidloes, SY18 6PJ, Powys, UK
Lancet 358:498-501. 2001..Creating such a continuum between emergency and developmental approaches has long been a holy grail of humanitarianism...
- A field trial of a survey method for estimating the coverage of selective feeding programmesMark Myatt
Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London EC1V 9EL, England
Bull World Health Organ 83:20-6. 2005..To test a survey method for estimating the coverage of selective feeding programmes in humanitarian emergencies...
- A review of methods to detect cases of severely malnourished children in the community for their admission into community-based therapeutic care programsMark Myatt
Institute of Ophthalmology, 11 43 Bath St, London EC1V 9EL, UK
Food Nutr Bull 27:S7-23. 2006..This "problem of rejected referrals" has proved to be a major barrier to program uptake...
- The need to update the classification of acute malnutritionSteve Collins
Lancet 362:249. 2003
- Community-based therapeutic care in HIV-affected populationsKate Sadler
Valid International, Unit 14, Standingford House, 26 Cave Street, Oxford OX4 1BA, UK
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 100:6-9. 2006..We are currently working to adapt the CTC model to make it more suitable for the support of PLWHA in the longer term...
- Efficient bipedal robots based on passive-dynamic walkersSteve Collins
Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
Science 307:1082-5. 2005..These robots use less control and less energy than other powered robots, yet walk more naturally, further suggesting the importance of passive-dynamics in human locomotion...