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Child health, infant formula funding and South African health professionals: Eliminating conflict of interest

A van Niekerk, N Khan, L Lake, M Kroon, A Goga, C Witten, R Swart, H Saloojee, C Scott, M Manyuha, T Doherty

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Letters by Van Niekerk and Khan on article by Lake et al. (Lake L, Kroon M, Sanders D, et al. Child health, infant formula funding and South African health professionals: Eliminating conflict of interest. S Afr Med J 2019;109(12):902-906. https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2019.v109i12.14336); and response by Lake et al.


Authors' affiliations

A van Niekerk, Chair, Allergy Society of South Africa

N Khan, On behalf of the Infant Feeding Association of South Africa

L Lake, Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town, South Africa

M Kroon, Department of Neonatology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and Mowbray Maternity Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

A Goga, Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa; Department of Paediatrics, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa

C Witten, School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

R Swart, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa

H Saloojee, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

C Scott, Paediatric Rheumatology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, and Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

M Manyuha, Nutrition Directorate, National Department of Health, Pretoria, South Africa

T Doherty, Health Systems Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; and Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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South African Medical Journal 2020;110(4):262-264. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2020.v110i4.14611

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Date submitted: 2020-03-30
Date published: 2020-03-30

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