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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 NONINFERIORITY, 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/foodprocessing-technology-abstract.php?abstract_id=67730

EFFECTIVENESS OF MILK WHEY PROTEIN-BASED READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD IN TREATMENT OF SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN MALAWIAN UNDER-5 CHILDREN: A RANDOMISED, DOUBLE-BLIND, CONTROLLED NON-INFERIORITY CLINICAL TRIAL. ARTICLE FIRST PUBLISHED ONLINE: 13 FEB 2014. DOI: 10.1111/MCN.12112
Bahwere, P., Banda, T., Sadler, K. Nyirenda, G., Owino, V., Shaba, B., Dibari, F., Collins, S., (2014) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24521353

COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A MILK-FREE SOY-MAIZE-SORGHUMBASED READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD TO STANDARD READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD WITH 25% MILK IN NUTRITION MANAGEMENT OF SEVERELY ACUTELY MALNOURISHED ZAMBIAN CHILDREN: AN EQUIVALENCE NON-BLINDED CLUSTER RANDOMISED CONTROLLED TRIAL, MATERNAL AND CHILD NUTRITION.
Irena, A. H. et al., (2013) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/23782554/?i=1&from=/23782554/related

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 SOYBEANMAIZE-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-8512ffc1b8b63083

BREAST-MILK INTAKE OF 9–10 MONTH OLD RURAL INFANTS GIVEN A READY-TOUSE 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-8512ffc1b8b63083

PROBIOTIC AND PREBIOTIC ENHANCED READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD (RUTF) IN THE TREATMENT OF SEVERE ACUTE CHILD MALNUTRITION (SAM) IN MALAWI: A DOUBLE BLIND RANDOMISED CONTROLLED EFFICACY TRIAL, THE LANCET (374).
Kerac, M., et al., (2009) www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(09)60884-9/fulltext

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-sesamebased-ready-to-use–peer-reviewed-article-PPA

ALTERNATIVE RUTF FORMULATIONS, EMERGENCY NUTRITION NETWORK, (SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT 2).
Collins, S. & Henry, C.J.K., (2004) http://www.fantaproject.org/downloads/pdfs/ENNctc04.pdf

TREATING SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION SERIOUSLY, ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, (92(5)).
Collins, S., (2007) http://adc.bmj.com/content/92/5/453

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

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) James, P., Sadler, K., Wondafrash, M., Argaw,A., Luo, H., Geleta, B., Kedir, K., Getnet, Y., Belachew, T., Bahwere, P. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0153530

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

SOCIO-CULTURAL DETERMINANTS OF FOOD SHARING AMONGST THE DINKA OF SOUTHERN SUDAN: OBSERVATIONS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR HUMANITARIAN PROGRAMMING, EMERGENCY NUTRITION NETWORK (MARCH).
Mandalazi, E. & Guerrero, S., (2008) http://fex.ennonline.net/32/socio

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

COST EFFECTIVENESS OF COMMUNITY THERAPEUTIC CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN ZAMBIA: ECONOMIC EVALUATION. COST EFFECTIVENESS AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION (7:2 JANUARY).
Bachmann, Max. O., (2009) www.resource-allocation.com/content/7/1/2
IMPACT OF HOUSEHOLD FOOD INSECURITY ON THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS AND THE RESPONSE TO THERAPEUTIC FEEDING OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS, PATIENT PREFER ADHERENCE, (2011;5: 619-27). Bahwere, P., Deconinck, H., Banda, T., Mtimuni, A., Collins, S., (2011) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3259077/

EFFECTIVE THERAPEUTIC FEEDING WITH CHICKPEA SESAME BASED READY-TOUSE THERAPEUTIC FOOD (CS-RUTF) IN WASTED ADULTS WITH CONFIRMED OR SUSPECTED AIDS, WORLD JOURNAL OF AIDS, (2011;1: 169-181). Bahwere, P., Deconinck, H., Banda, T., Collins, S., (2011) http://www.scirp.org/journal/wja/

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=42b54a98ff75-4d34-8ecc-c3a1eb936ab5

UPTAKE OF HIV TESTING AND OUTCOMES WITHIN A COMMUNITY-BASED THERAPEUTIC CARE (CTC) PROGRAMME TO TREAT SEVERE ACUTE MALNUTRITION IN MALAWI, BMC INFECTIOUS DISEASES, (JULY). Bahwere, P., Collins, S., Sadler, K., (2008) www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2334/8/106

NEW WHO GROWTH STANDARDS: Rollout needs more resources, The Lancet (374: 9684).
Kerac, M., et al., (2009) www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS01406736(09)61266-6/fulltext

DETERMINANTS OF COVERAGE IN COMMUNITY-BASED, THERAPEUTIC CARE PROGRAMMES:
Towards a joint quantitative and qualitative analysis, Disasters, December:
epublication 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=7749dbf3-6912-4331a637-ebecfa1ec013

LOW RESOURCE METHODS FOR EVALUATING ACCESS AND COVERAGE IN SELECTIVE FEEDING PROGRAMS, EMERGENCY NUTRITION NETWORK (JUNE).
Myatt, M., et al., (2008) www.ennonline.net/publications

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

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

A FIELD TRIAL OF A SURVEY METHOD FOR ESTIMATING THE COVERAGE OF SELECTIVE FEEDING PROGRAMS, BULLETIN OF WORLD HEALTH ORGAN (83). Myatt, M., et al., (2005) www.who.int/bulletin/volumes/83/1/20.pdf

S. AKECH, S.COLLINS & J. BERKLEY. CHAPTER IN PRINCIPLES OF MEDICINE IN AFRICA, 4TH EDITION. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, CAMBRIDGE UK, 2012.

S. COLLINS. SEVERE ADULT MALNUTRITION- THE LIMITS OF HUMAN ADAPTATION TO STARVATION. LAMBERT ACADEMIC PUBLISHING, GERMANY 2011, ISBN 978-38433-9484-0.

BAHWERE. MANGOCHI RESEARCH ON THE NUTRITION CARE OF CHRONICALLY SICK ADULTS USING CHICKPEA SESAME BASED READY-TO-USE THERAPEUTIC FOOD SAVE THE CHILDREN USA, LILONGWE. JULY 2007.

BAHWERE ET AL. COMMUNITY-BASED THERAPEUTIC CARE (CTC): A FIELD MANUAL. FIRST EDITION, VALID INTERNATIONAL, OXFORD, UK. 2006.

BORTON ET AL. HUMANITARIAN AID AND EFFECTS, THE INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE TO CONFLICT AND GENOCIDE: LESSONS FROM THE RWANDA EXPERIENCE – STUDY 3 OF THE JOINT EVALUATION OF EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO RWANDA. DANIDA/ODI, LONDON 1996.