Management of Acute Malnutrition

This is a very brief selection of CMAM related documents, for a greater library of CMAM documents, guidelines and research, please visit the CMAM forum website, www.cmamforum.org

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June 25, 2015
How to prevent Moderate Acute Malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive interventions? This technical brief – produced by the CMAM Forum – explores current evidence, knowledge and practice relating to the prevention of moderate acute malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive activities in various sectors (agriculture; food security; water, sanitation and hygiene…). We invite you to consult it by clicking on …
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July 9, 2014
UNSCN is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the United Nations. The mandate of the UNSCN is to promote cooperation among UN agencies and partner organizations in support of community, national, regional, and international efforts to end malnutrition in all of its forms in this generation. It will do this by refining the …
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July 9, 2014
The Initiative offers practical and effective approaches to reducing under-nutrition in the most heavily burdened countries focusing on five priority interventions areas. REACH starts with the overall objective of reducing child malnutrition and puts the child at the center, bringing partners together to each contribute to delivering a joint, coordinated solution. REACH was established in …
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July 9, 2014
Malnutrition in all its forms is closely linked, either directly or indirectly, to major causes of death and disability worldwide. The causes of malnutrition are directly related to inadequate dietary intake as well as disease, but indirectly to many factors, among others household food security, maternal and child care, health services and the environment.  While …
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July 9, 2014
The Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA) is providing valuable information on the implementation of numerous nutrition policies and interventions. The use of GINA is growing steadily since its launch in November 2012. To visit GINA click on the link above. GINA contains information collected from a variety of sources and invites …
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July 9, 2014
The WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) is an online library of evidence-informed guidance for nutrition interventions. It is a single point of reference for the latest nutrition guidelines, recommendations and related information including supporting materials such as scientific evidence, background materials and commentaries from invited experts. eLENA aims to help countries successfully …
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July 9, 2014
This chapter is divided into four sets of minimum standards:  Food security and nutrition assessment  Infant and young child feeding  Management of acute malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies  Food security The Protection Principles and Core Standards must be used consistently with this chapter. Although primarily intended to inform humanitarian response to a disaster, the minimum standards …
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July 9, 2014
This tools aims to provide guidance regarding programming for moderate acute malnutrition. The MAM taskforce of the GNC drafted the tool to support practitioners in emergencies in the decision on the most appropriate intervention for the prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition. It is intended to be used in collaboration with all nutrition partners …
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