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MAM treatment in Covid-19 pendemic

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Anonymous 39240

Nutrition Officer

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23 Mar 2020, 18:21

Dear all,

It is higlighted that no new CMAM program is needed in this Covid-19 pandemic. Reference: GTAM-Existing CMAM programmes should be supported to continue if possible, however new CMAM programmes are not recommended during an influenza pandemic.

If the country has high MAM prevelence rate (8%) which is found even higher in different Provinces. What will be the response plan? How can we strengthen IMAM program ??

Tamsin Walters

en-net moderator

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30 Mar 2020, 12:25

Please find a new brief from UNICEF, GNC and GTAM on management of child wasting in the context of COVID-19:

https://www.ennonline.net/managementofchildwastinginthecontextofcovid19

Tamsin Walters

en-net moderator

Forum moderator

1 May 2020, 08:50

Dear Anon,

A new resource on simplified protocol for acute malnutrition management has been posted in the the simplified approaches area of en-net here. The protocol combines and simplifies standard OTP and TSFP treatment for uncomplicated severe and moderate wasting. 

This might be something to consider in your context.

Best wishes,

Tamsin

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