Keyword: Management of severe acute malnutrition
For more related articles, please see the category Treatment of severe malnutrition.
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)
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)
Since 1986, Nutriset has been very involved in seeking practical solutions for the development of quality nutritional products.
Issue 32, January 2008 (page 14)
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)
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)