Community-based management of severe acute malnutrition in India: new evidence from Bihar
Mishra, K N
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AbstractAn estimated one-third of the world's children who are wasted live in India. In Bihar state, of children <5 y old, 27.1% are wasted and 8.3% have severe acute malnutrition (SAM). In 2009, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) initiated a community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) program for children aged 6-59 mo with SAM.
PublisherAmerican Society for Nutrition
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