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Volume 21 Supplement 1

Defined preventive interventions for children under five years of age: evidence summaries for primary health care in the WHO European region

Research

Publication costs for this supplement are funded by the Friede Springer endowed professorship for global child health.

Edited by Martin Weber Ralf Weigel and Gottfried Huss.

  1. Recommendations to prevent morbidity and mortality in children was a high priority for the editorial group of a WHO pocket book for primary health care in the European region. However, the benefit of preventiv...

    Authors: Sophie Jullien, Gottfried Huss and Ralf Weigel
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):356
  2. We looked at existing recommendations and supporting evidence on the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation in infancy for reducing vitamin D deficiency and for preventing rickets and infections. We also l...

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):319
  3. We looked at existing recommendations and supporting evidence on the effectiveness of vitamin K given after birth in preventing the haemorrhagic disease of the newborn (HDN).

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):350
  4. We looked at existing recommendations and supporting evidence for successful strategies to prevent the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):320
  5. We looked at existing recommendations for preventing unintentional injuries in children under five years of age, and we attempted to identify the main sources used as evidence for formulating these recommendat...

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):311

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Pediatrics 2021 21:436

  6. We looked at existing recommendations and supporting evidence on the effectiveness of screening for visual disorders in newborns and small infants, and in children between six months and five years of age.

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):306
  7. We looked at existing recommendations and supporting evidence on the effectiveness of universal screening of iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) in children under five years of age for improving growth, cognitive fu...

    Authors: Sophie Jullien
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2021 21(Suppl 1):337

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