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.

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Recent Research

Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition (CHAIN) Network: a protocol for a multi-site prospective cohort study to identify modifiable risk factors for mortality among acutely ill children in Africa and Asia

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The Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition Network Introduction Children admitted to hospitals in resourcepoor settings remain at risk of both inpatient and postdischarge mortality. While known risk factors such as…

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.…
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