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Integration of Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition into National Health Services Sandra Mutuma Senior Nutrition Advisor Action Against Hunger AAH/ACF.

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1 Integration of Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition into National Health Services Sandra Mutuma Senior Nutrition Advisor Action Against Hunger AAH/ACF UK Tel:

2 22 avril MALNUTRITION OVERNUTRITIONUNDERNUTRITION underweight ACUTE Wasting GAM MAMSAM Marasmus kwashiorkor Micronutritient deficiencies CHRONIC Stunting Wasting: 1 Million Children death / year UNDERNUTRITION: 3.5 Million Child deaths / year ONE THIRD of the total annual death

3 22 avril Focus on ACFIN Nutrition Programmes India :Explo Mission Chad CAR Zimbabwe Somalia Ethiopia Myanmar Bangladesh Mauritania Haiti DRC Uganda Mixed (MOH/ACF) Direct implementation MOH Integrated Burkina Sierra L Mali Liberia Ivory coast Guatemala Nicaragua Nigeria : Explo Mission South Sudan Pakistan Kenya Guinea Niger

4 What is integration? Definition of integration The responsibility for the management of caseload of acute malnutrition is taken on by the MOH, and CMAM becomes part of a basic package of child health services. It forms part of a holistic approach to reducing undernutrition, including prevention, and takes into account other components of the health system

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