Keyword: Community based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) integration

For more related articles, please see the category Management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM).

Capacity development of the national health system for CMAM scale up in Sierra Leone

Socio-economic status The Republic of Sierra Leone is situated on the West Coast of Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia. Its land area covers approximately 71,740 sq. km. The estimated projected population for 2011 is 5,876,936 inhabitants, of which approximately 37% reside in urban areas.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 40)

CMAM in India: What happened next?

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)

CMAM rollout in Ethiopia: the ‘way in’ to scale up nutrition

Globally, more than 3.5 million children under the age of five year die each year due to the underlying causes of malnutrition. It is also estimated that 13 million infants are born each year with low birth weight (LBW), 55 million children are wasted (of which 19 million are severely wasted) and 178 million are Stunted.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 16)

Commentary: Regional Training on Integrated Management of Severe Malnutrition

WHO and UNICEF came together in Tanzania in September 2006 to hold a joint training on the Integrated Management of Severe Malnutrition.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 34)

Community management of acute malnutrition in Mozambique

Mozambique has just over 20 million inhabitants, of whom approximately 17% are less than five years of age. More than half of the population (55%) lives in poverty.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 46)

Creating an enabling policy environment for effective CMAM implementation in Malawi

The Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach aims to increase the coverage and accessibility of treatment for acute Malnutrition.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 74)

Decentralisation and scale up of outpatient management of SAM in Ethiopia (2008-2010)

This article describes experiences and observations around the successful decentralisation and scale up of the outpatient management of severe acute malnutrition in Ethiopia in the period 2008 to 2010. It includes achievements, the challenges around monitoring and reporting and ongoing steps needed to strengthen and assure service quality.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 39)

Éditorial (français)

Cette édition spéciale de Field Exchange consacrée aux « Leçons pour le déploiement de la prise en charge communautaire de la malnutrition aiguë (PCMA) » vise principalement à fournir des éclairages sur le déploiement de la PCMA d’un point de vue gouvernemental. Une grande partie de ce numéro porte en conséquence sur le déroulement de la conférence internationale sur les expériences gouvernementales en matière de déploiement de la PCMA qui s’est tenue à Addis-Abeba du 14 au 17 novembre 2011.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 2)

Effectiveness of Integrated Outpatient Care of Severe Acute Malnutrition in Ethiopia

Community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) has been implemented in Ethiopia by various non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in response to emergencies.

Issue 34, October 2008 (page 8)

Effectiveness of public health systems to support national rollout strategies in Ghana

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)

Framework for integration of management of SAM into national health systems

In 2010, UNICEF approached VALID International to design and conduct a global mapping review of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) with a focus on severe acute malnutrition (SAM).

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 58)

From Pilot to Scale-Up: The CMAM Experience in Nigeria

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)

From the editor

This Field Exchange special issue on ‘Lessons for the scale up of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)’ mainly aims to provide some insights on scaling up CMAM from a government perspective. A large part of this edition is therefore taken up with the proceedings of an international conference on government experiences of CMAM scale up held in Addis Ababa, 14-17 November, 2011.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 2)

Global CMAM mapping in UNICEF supported countries

Summary of review.

Issue 41, August 2011 (page 11)

High OTP coverage through the Ministry of Health in Chad

The community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) has three key public health determinants of impact. The first is access, which is the degree to which patients with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) access treatment (through the out-patient therapeutic programme – OTP) early on in the course of their disease, which leads to uncomplicated cases and results in early recovery.

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 52)

Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) scale up: Lessons from Somalia operations

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)

Integrated management of acute malnutrition in Kenya including urban settings

Kenya has a population of 38.7 million people, of which 5,939,308 are children under five (U5) years of age. The country is divided into eight provinces: Coast, Eastern, Central, North Eastern, Rift Valley, Nyanza, Western and Nairobi.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 78)

Integrating OTP into routine health services CONCERN’s experiences

This article describes the history of an international non-governmental organisation (INGO)-implemented programme that evolved from an innovative emergency intervention into a longer-term initiative, to support the Ministry of Health (MoH) to integrate treatment services for Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) within the routine health system.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 69)

Integration of CMAM into routine health services in Nepal

This article describes a pilot project by Concern Worldwide in Bardiya district, Nepal to integrate CMAM into routine health services directly, without the more typical transition from an NGO led programme.

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 33)

Integration of the management of severe acute malnutrition in health systems: ACF Guidance

The management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) has improved substantially in recent years. However, despite these improvements coverage remains shockingly low. There has been a realisation that treatment can only be achieved at scale by ensuring the availability of and access to treatment at all levels of the health system and community (task shifting).

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 62)

International Workshop on Integration of CMAM

The International Workshop on the Integration of Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), held between 28th and 30th of April 2008, was the third in a series of workshops on CMAM over the past five years.

Issue 34, October 2008 (page 16)

Management of acute malnutrition in Niger: a countrywide programme

Niger is a land-locked Sahelian country with a population of over 15 million people, of which approximately 50 per cent are children under 15 years of age. Niger ranks 173rd out of 177 countries according to the 2010 UNDP1 Human Development Index.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 52)

Management of acute malnutrition programme review and evaluation

Summary of evaluation.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 83)

Prise en charge de la malnutrition aiguë au Niger : Un programme national (français)

Le Niger est un pays enclavé du Sahel, avec une population de plus de 15 millions de personnes, dont environ 50% sont des enfants de moins de 15 ans. Le Niger se classe au 173e rang sur 177 selon l’Indice de développement humain du PNUD 2010.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 52)

Quantity through quality: Scaling up CMAM by improving programmes Access

ACF International’s strategy for scaling up nutrition programming is underpinned by one simple idea: we are not reaching enough of the affected population.

Issue 44, December 2012 (page 46)

Regional CMAM meeting in Ethiopia 2011

In collaboration with the Government of Ethiopia and in consultation with national and international agencies, the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN) is planning a three day regional meeting on the scale-up of community based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), to be held in Addis Ababa in November 2011.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 81)

Scaling up CMAM in the wake of 2010 floods in Pakistan

The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world (>180 million in 2011), the second largest Muslim population after Indonesia and has wide diversity in terms of culture, ethnicity, language, geography and climate. Pakistan is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of four provinces and four federal territories.

Issue 43, July 2012 (page 67)

Suggested New Design Framework for CMAM Programming

The last fifteen years have seen unprecedented progress in the field of management of severe acute malnutrition (MSAM).

Issue 39, September 2010 (page 42)

Transforming awareness and training into effective CMAM Performance

In February 2011, Action Against Hunger ACF International (ACF) began supporting a sustainable approach to integration of community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Yobe State, Nigeria.

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 43)

UNICEF Global reporting update: SAM treatment in UNICEF supported countries

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)

Why coverage is important: efficacy, effectiveness, coverage, and the impact of CMAM Interventions

Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) has reached a crucial point in its evolution. What began as a pilot study just over a decade ago, is now a cornerstone of nutrition policy in over sixty countries.

Issue 45, May 2013 (page 40)

Workshop on the Integration of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)

The Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) Project is hosting a Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) international workshop in Washington DC, sponsored by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance and Office of Health, Infectious Diseases and Nutrition.

Issue 32, January 2008 (page 21)

World Vision programme for severe acute malnutrition in SNNPR

World Vision Ethiopia (WVE) is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that has been working in Ethiopia implementing crosssectoral relief, rehabilitation and development programmes since 1971.

Issue 40, February 2011 (page 53)