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Job advert – CONSULTANCY – MAM Technical Briefs series, October – December 2013

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Kristine Albrektsen

Valid International Ltd

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26 Sep 2013, 10:27

The CMAM Forum (see is seeking to recruit a group of consultants / individual consultants to author a series of three Technical Briefs on the subject of treatment and prevention of moderate acute malnutrition (MAM), looking at both nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive actions. The briefs will provide an overview of programmatic approaches in treating and preventing MAM, review current evidence and guidance, as well as highlighting key initiatives. The briefs will also highlight key constraints and major gaps in current evidence and guidance. Topics covered by the three briefs will include: (i) management of MAM, (ii) nutrition-specific approaches to preventing MAM, and (iii) nutrition-sensitive approaches to preventing MAM. Applications can be made as an individual for a specific brief, or as a group for the series of briefs. Individual applicants should expect to work closely with other consultants selected in order to ensure consistency and coherence in the scope and content across the series of briefs. Consultant profile: • Experienced nutritionist / Public Health specialist with expertise in the management of acute malnutrition (minimum 10 years) • Knowledge of key global initiatives and resources relating to moderate acute malnutrition • Proven involvement in review / meta-analysis of MAM-related programming • Minimum of 5 relevant publications in recognised journals • Fluent English essential and excellent working knowledge of French highly desirable. NB - computer and appropriate software will be provided by the consultant. Please apply to with a recent CV, 3 samples of recent work, expected daily rate and a covering letter of application by Wednesday 9th October 2013. Please mark the email ‘MAM Technical Briefs’. Full terms of reference can be provided on request by writing to the above address. The CMAM Forum is funded by ECHO and UNICEF.

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