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Research Article

The Double Burden of Obesity and Malnutrition in a Protracted Emergency Setting: A Cross-Sectional Study of Western Sahara Refugees

  • Carlos S. Grijalva-Eternod mail,

    c.eternod@ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliations: Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom, Emergency Nutrition Network, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Jonathan C. K. Wells,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Childhood Nutrition Research Centre, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

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  • Mario Cortina-Borja,

    Affiliation: Medical Research Council Centre of Epidemiology for Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom

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  • Nuria Salse-Ubach,

    Affiliation: Independent Consultant, Barcelona, Spain

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  • Mélody C. Tondeur,

    Affiliation: Emergency Nutrition Network, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Carmen Dolan,

    Affiliation: Emergency Nutrition Network, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Chafik Meziani,

    Affiliation: Tindouf Sub-Office, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Tindouf, Algeria

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  • Caroline Wilkinson,

    Affiliation: Public Health and HIV Section, Division of Programme Support and Management, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Paul Spiegel,

    Affiliation: Public Health and HIV Section, Division of Programme Support and Management, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Andrew J. Seal

    Affiliations: Centre for International Health and Development, UCL Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom, Emergency Nutrition Network, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: October 02, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001320

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