The Persistent Problem of Global Acute Malnutrition: Why Does It Persist Despite Humanitarian and Development Gains?
Despite global improvements in malnutrition and under-five mortality child Global Acute Malnutrition (GAM) continues to be an ongoing and alarming problem in post-emergency and protracted crises. The Feinstein International Center recently released a discussion and related briefing paper on the scope of the problem, its drivers, and strategies for moving forward.
Join USAID's Center for Resilience and the Feinstein International Center at Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy as they host researchers and humanitarian practitioners for a discussion about:
- Potential drivers of persistently high GAM rates
- Challenges in understanding the actual drivers of persistent GAM
- Actions practitioners and policymakers must take to improve how emergency programs target the underlying drivers of persistent GAM