Technical consultation on hospital nutrition practices in South-East Asia
Other TitlesNew Delhi, India, 30 November - 1 December 2010
AbstractThe nutritional status of an individual exerts a major influence on his or her response to treatment ability to avoid infections during recovery, and the overall duration of recuperation. Appropriate nutrition support to patients in hospital settings is increasingly seen as part of a comprehensive and holistic patient management system to ensure good recovery and health outcomes. The Technical Consultation on Hospital Nutrition Practices in South-East Asia, held in New Delhi, India, from 30 November to 1 December 2010, addressed the present status of hospital nutrition support services in the Region and the bottlenecks preventing improvements. The development of a roadmap towards improved protocols and appropriate interventions was also discussed. This report presents the deliberations and recommendations of the consultation.
World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. (2012). Technical consultation on hospital nutrition practices in South-East Asia. WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/206465