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Training Guide for Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)

Organizational Authors: 
USAID,
Academy for Educational Development (AED),
FANTA
Year Published: 
2008

A significant gap remains between need and capacity for management of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in children. This is despite clear advances in the development and implementation of international and national protocols for the management of SAM, as well as guidelines and training for inpatient care of severely acutely malnourished children. The Training Guide for Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) aims to address this gap by increasing knowledge of and building practical skills to implement CMAM in both emergency and non-emergency contexts. Guide also available in French language at http://www.fantaproject.org/cmam/training.shtml.