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Eli Salazar Sr.


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24 Feb 2009, 21:44

Hi! Any "good practice" on innovative fs and nut assessment worthy of replication and in the future serve as basis for instituionalization. Thanks. Eli

Mark Myatt

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25 Feb 2009, 11:19

This is something that the SMART initiative is working on. There are problems with two-stage cluster sampled surveys that may need addressing. Also, the "LQAS" method is being evaluated (it has a "mixed press"). Something needs to be done about surveying in nomadic populations (ACF is working on this and looking for pilot sites). FANTA has recently published work on a new mortality estimation method that shows promise (this is the subject of another thread on this forum). For me, the next big innovation is a move to using MUAC based case-definitions for prevalence estimation.

Eli Salazar Sr.


Normal user

25 Feb 2009, 11:24

Thanks for the information. Eli

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