Keyword: Management of severe acute malnutrition
For more related articles, please see the category Management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM).
The last issue of Field Exchange reported on the publication of a new book ‘Caring for Severely Malnourished Children’ by Ann Ashworth and Ann Burgess.
Issue 20, November 2003 (page 16)
State-level actors in India have been quick to use the momentum established at the Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Conference in Addis Ababa to take forward the severe acute malnutrition (SAM) agenda.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 88)
Summary of published paper.
Issue 14, November 2001 (page 4)
Summary of Published Paper.
Issue 2, August 1997 (page 12)
Many individuals and organisations, including NGOs, have contributed to the improved treatment of children with severe malnutrition, but case-management remains very poor in most hospitals in developing countries and many children die as a result.
Issue 20, November 2003 (page 17)
This article describes the large-scale rollout of outpatient therapeutic care in Ethiopia in response to the 2008 escalation in severe acute malnutrition.
Issue 36, July 2009 (page 12)
Like most developing countries, Ghana is faced with high rates of malnutrition. According to the Ghana Demographic and Health Survey (GDHS) 2008, 14% of children under five years are underweight, 28% are stunted and 9.0% wasted.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 22)
Research has shown that the survival rate of malnourished children during food crises critically depends not just on the availability of appropriate therapeutic food, but also on the emotional and physical stimulations available for both the child and the caregiver (usually the mother).
Issue 40, February 2011 (page 85)
Summary of presentation.
Issue 19, July 2003 (page 28)
This article describes the experiences of ACF, Save the Children and UNICEF in supporting government scale up of CMAM programming in Nigeria.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 90)
Somalia has been in a state of armed conflict since 1988, and has been without an effective government since the fall of Siad Barre in 1991, representing the longest case of state collapse in modern times.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 28)
Issue 33, June 2008 (page 24)
For the past eight years, Fondation Terre des hommes (Fondation Tdh) have been working in Mauritania, opening a nutritional unit for managing acute malnutrition in 2000.
Issue 34, October 2008 (page 13)
Summary of research.
Issue 34, October 2008 (page 7)
This article is based on a case study and presentation delivered by Biraj Patnaik for the Addis Ababa Conference on CMAM scale up in November 2011. He describes the scale of nutritional problems in India, current institutional mechanisms, and challenges in addressing the SAM burden in particular. Jamie Lee and Bernadette Feeney (Valid International) were invited by the India delegation to describe a number of developments in India since the conference around CMAM that are shared in a postscript.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 85)
Summary of published research.
Issue 34, October 2008 (page 12)
Summary of research.
Issue 37, November 2009 (page 10)
Summary of position paper.
Issue 42, January 2012 (page 58)
In 2009, Action Contre la Faim (ACF) treated an estimated 18,000 children under five years for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in Maungdaw and Buthidaung Townships and Sittwe, Rakhine state, western Myanmar.
Issue 42, January 2012 (page 7)
Since 1986, Nutriset has been very involved in seeking practical solutions for the development of quality nutritional products.
Issue 32, January 2008 (page 14)
Niger has been affected by a persistent nutritional crisis, as documented over the past five years, with rates of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) consistently above critical thresholds. Child and infant mortality remains extremely high at 160 per 1,000 persons.
Issue 41, August 2011 (page 59)
Summary of proceedings.
Issue 38, April 2010 (page 17)
This article describes practical problems in preparing therapeutic milk in a hospital-based setting and makes some suggestions to resolve them.
Issue 32, January 2008 (page 13)
Paediatricians took a giant step forward at the International Paediatric Association (IPA) Congress in Johannesburg in August 2010 when they resolved that treatment of malnutrition should become a core competency. It also had the support of the WHO, UNICEF and other United Nations agencies.
Issue 40, February 2011 (page 80)
Following the CMAM mapping exercises of 2009 and 2011, UNICEF and Valid International are working together through a UNICEF-supported Project Cooperation Agreement (PCA). Thanks to Erin Boyd (UNICEF), Nicky Dent (Valid International),James Hedges (UNICEF HQ), Gideon Jones (Valid International), and Rachel Lozano for contributing to this article.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 38)
Given the recent debate and rapidly evolving developments in the management of severe malnutrition, knowledge of current guidelines and training materials and how to access them is essential for field workers.
Issue 22, July 2004 (page 15)