CHAIN NETWORK

The Childhood Acute Illness & Nutrition Network

A group of clinical experts, scientists and advisors worldwide seeking to optimize care for vulnerable children in limited resource settings

The CHAIN Network is  focused on optimizing the management and care of the sick and undernourished child in  resource-limited settings to improve survival, growth and development.

The CHAIN Network aims to identify the biological mechanisms and the socio-economic factors that determine a child’s risk of mortality in the six months following presentation to medical care with an acute illness.

 

CHAIN is a global research network focused on optimizing the management and care of highly vulnerable children in resource-limited settings to improve survival, growth and development.

CHAIN Network Sites Are Across The Globe

Clinical Sites

Partner Sites

Coordination Sites

 

The CHAIN Network aims to identify the biological mechanisms and the socio-economic factors that determine a child’s risk of mortality.

Recent Research

The impact of malnutrition on childhood infections

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Judd L. Walson and James A. Berkley   Purpose of review Almost half of all childhood deaths worldwide occur in children with malnutrition, predominantly in sub- Saharan Africa and South Asia….

Severe childhood malnutrition

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AUTHORS: Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, James A. Berkley, Robert H. J. Bandsma, Marko Kerac, Indi Trehan and André Briend Use the term ‘severe malnutrition’ to describe these conditions to better reflect the...
 

The Network will serve as a platform for substantive clinical trials that are led within the group in order to inform policy

The CHAIN Network is funded by the
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