Keyword: Community based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) integration
For more related articles, please see the category Treatment of severe malnutrition.
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Summary of review.
Issue 41, August 2011 (page 11)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Summary of evaluation.
Issue 43, July 2012 (page 83)
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)
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)
The last fifteen years have seen unprecedented progress in the field of management of severe acute malnutrition (MSAM).
Issue 39, September 2010 (page 42)
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)
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)