Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM)

Training

Please share any practical and useful training tools (including videos) with the CMAM Forum, so that they can be used more widely in the management of acute malnutrition. Thank you.

For forthcoming nutrition training courses: refer to Emergency Nutrition Network announcements: http://www.en-net.org.uk/forum/15.aspx

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Acute Malnutrition (2 documents)

Nutrition in Emergencies (2 documents)

Other Nutrition/Health (11 documents)

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WVI. Reducing childhood anaemia; Reducing maternal anaemia; Reducing childhood stunting [e-learning]. World Vision International Nutrition Centre of Expertise 2013.

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WVI. General application form for WVI courses.

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Sphere Project. The Sphere Handbook in action [e-learning]. 2013.

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. Delivery science for international nutrition. A three-course online graduate certificate [e-learning]. Tufts University 2013.

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The course offerings in this certificate program are designed to meet the educational needs of those engaged in implementing nutrition-related programs around the world; build the capacity of practitioners through specialized, graduate level, pre-service or in-service training in program delivery science; and provide the opportunity to engage in lifelong professional development and networking.

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Global governance for hunger reduction. Courses on food security decision making [e-learning]. FAO, EU, FIDA, WFP, 2012.

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Courses available:

Communicating for Food Security                                  Integrated Food Security Phase Classification             Introduction to Social Safety Nets                     
Climate Change and Food Security                                Resilience in Food Security Analysis                           Reporting Food Security Information
Food Security Information Systems and Networks       Nutritional Status Assessment and Analysis               Availability Assessment and Analysis
Baseline Food Security Assessments                          Collaboration and Advocacy Techniques                     Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis
Food Security Concepts and Frameworks                   Food Security Policies - Formulation and Implementation     Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis
Targeting                                                                       Markets Assessment and Analysis

Other suggested e-learning courses
Impact Assessment of Large Scale Food Security Programmes            A primer to the Right to Adequate Food Methodologies for Implementing the Right to Food
Information Management Resource Kit - IMARK (e-learning courses on Knowledge Management)            Codex Alimentarius E-learning course 

Acute Malnutrition - Generic (16 documents)

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International Malnutrition Task Force training page

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CMAM Forum. Key resources for management of acute malnutrition. June 2014.

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Forum PCMA. Ressources clés pour la prise en charge de la malnutrition aigüe. Juin 2014.

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ACF International. Health system strengthening. From diagnosis to programming - a step by step approach. Nutrition and Health Section Action Contre la Faim International 2013.

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ACF International. Renforcement du système de santé. Du diagnostic à la programmation - une approche étape par étape. Nutrition and Health Section Action Contre la Faim International 2013.

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Myatt M, et al. Semi-quantitative evaluation of access and coverage(SQUEAC)/ simplified lot quality assurance sampling evaluation of access and coverage (SLEAC): Technical reference. FANTA III 2012.

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Myatt M, et al. Référence technique sur l'évaluation semiquantitative de l'accessibilité et de la couverture (SQUEAC)/ l'évaluation LQAS simplifiée de l'accessibilité et de la couverture (SLEAC). FANTA, CMN (translation) 2014.

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FANTA-2. User's guide to the CMAM costing tool: A tool for costing community-based management of acute malnutrition at the national, subnational, and district levels. Version 1.0 Academy for Educational Development 2011.

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FANTA-2. CMAM costing tool workbook, a case study workbook, and a completed exercise-Ghana. 2011.

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Binns P. Checklist development and coverage report assessment. CMN 2014

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ACF. Technical note: the different anthropometric indicators used for the detection of acute malnutrition. ACF International 2013.

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ACF. Note technique: les différents indicateurs anthropométriques utilisés pour la détection de la malnutrition aiguë. ACF International 2013.

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WHO. Improving the inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition. Toolkit to monitor current management of severe acute malnutrition. Tool adapted from International Malnutrition Taskforce and Muhimbili hospital in Tanzania, 2010.

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ENN. Integration of IYCF support into CMAM. Facilitator's guide. ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.

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ENN. Intégration du soutien à l'ANJE au sein de la PCMA. Guide de l'animateur. ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.

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ENN. Integration of IYCF support into CMAM. Handouts. ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.

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ENN. Intégration du soutien à l'ANJE au sein de la PCMA. ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.

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World Health Organisation. Training course on the management of severe malnutrition. WHO, published 2002, update 2009.

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This training course on hospital-based care of severely malnourished children has been developed based on the WHO manual on Management of severe malnutrition: a manual for physicians and other senior health workers (1999). It responds to the urgent need to reduce paediatric deaths related to severe malnutrition in many developing countries and it is intended for health personal working at central and district level, including physicians, nurses and nutritionists.

This training course should be combined with a community-based approach.

Module 1. Introduction [pdf 509kb]                                    Module 2. Principles of care [pdf 1.6Mb]                       Module 3. Initial management [pdf 2.7Mb]
Module 4. Feeding [pdf 873kb]                                          Module 5. Daily Care [pdf 2.7Mb]                                  Module 6. Monitoring and problem solving [pdf 5.6Mb]
Module 7. Involving mothers in care [pdf 1.9Mb]

Acute Malnutrition - Country Specific (8 documents)

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Government of Yemen. (CMAM)حزمة تدريب برنامج إدارة المجتمع لسوء التغذية الحاد 2013

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CMAM training package. 

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Government of Yemen. الحكومة اليمنية: منهاج تدريب ممارسات تغذية صغار الأطفال والرضع، دليل المدرب 2011

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Government of Yemen, IYCF training manual, trainer guide.

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DPRK Ministry of Public Health. Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition training package 2013. 2013.

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The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition was developed by the Ministry of Public Health, CMAM National Technical Group in March 2013 and supported by international technical experts. It is based on the 2002 (2009 updated) WHO Training Course on the Management of Severe Malnutrition. It is compatible with the CMAM approach, reflects latest evidence, and includes promising practices for management of severe acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months of age. The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition includes three training guides, seven training modules, 25 training planning tools, and 27 training and job aids.

i) Training guides:
       1. Course director guide    2. Facilitator guide    3. Clinical instructor guide

ii) Training modules:

      Module 1. Introduction        Module 2. Principles of care       Module 3. Initial management      Module 4. Feeding

      Module 5. Daily Care          Module 6. Monitoring and problem solving        Module 7. Involving mothers in care

iii) Training planning tools         iv) Training aids and job aids

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. DPRK: Inpatient training and job aids. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.

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. DPRK: Inpatient training guides. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.

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. DPRK: Inpatient training module 6. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.

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. DPRK: Inpatient training modules 1-5, 7. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.

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. DPRK: Inpatient training planning documents. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.

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Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health. Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Chart Booklet. 2nd edition. July 2013.

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. Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Facilitator guide. 2nd edition. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health 2013.

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. Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Participant module. 2nd edition. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health 2013.

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Government of Sudan Ministry of Health. Sudan: Government of Sudan training package 'Inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition. Children 6-59 months with SAM and medical complications'. 2009

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This modified version of the 2002 World Health Organisation’s Training Course on Inpatient Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) is the practical application of the 2009 Government of Sudan (GOS) Ministry of Health (MOH) Interim Manual Community-Based Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (November 2009). Each module and clinical session in this course provides information and examples that allow participants to practise skills necessary for managing children with SAM with poor appetite and/or medical complications in Inpatient Care. 

The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition includes three training guides, seven training modules, 27 training planning tools and 26 training and job aids.

i) Training guides:
       1. Course director guide    2. Facilitator guide    3. Clinical instructor guide
 
ii) Training modules:
      Module 1. Introduction        Module 2. Principles of care       Module 3. Initial management      Module 4. Feeding
      Module 5. Daily Care          Module 6. Monitoring and problem solving        Module 7. Involving mothers in care
 
iii) Training planning tools         iv) Training aids and job aids
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. Sudan: Inpatient training and job aids. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training guides. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training module 5. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training modules 1-2. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training modules 3-4. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training modules 6-7. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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. Sudan: Inpatient training planning documents. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.

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Tigray Regional Health Bureau. [Ethiopia regional] Trainer's guide on CMAM community mobilization and ENA-BCC for health workers and health extension workers. 2013.

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Ayele T, et al. [Ethiopia] IYCF in the context of CMAM. Quick reference for health extension workers. Tigray Regional Health Bureau 2013.

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Phuong HN. [Vietnam] IMAM training for community-based workers. Lao cai, 28 - 29 June 2012. Samaritan's Purse, National Institute of Nutrition 2012.

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ACF, Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria. Nigeria: Outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) refresher training for health workers. Trainer's module, Yobe State, Nigeria. 2011.

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ACF, Federal Ministry of Health of Nigeria. Nigeria: Training manual on data management and reporting, Yobe State, Nigeria. 2011.

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Nutrition in Emergencies (7 documents)

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IASC. A toolkit for addressing nutrition in emergency situations. Nutrition Cluster 2008.

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IASC. Outils de promotion de la nutrition lors des situations d’urgence. Nutrition Cluster 2008.

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IASC. مجموعة أدوات لمعالجة التغذية في حالات الطوارئ Nutrition Cluster 2008.

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A toolkit for addressing nutrition in emergency situations.

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Sossouvi K. e-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines. CaLP

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Other Nutrition/Health (11 documents)

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Macías Y F, Glasauer P. Guidelines for assessing nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes and practices - KAP Manual. FAO 2014

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Schmied P. Practical toolkit for People in Need's integrated programming for improved nutrition. People in Need (PIN) 2014.

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UNICEF. IYCF tools summary. UNICEF 2012.

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A selection of recent programme aids and tools for improving Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF). Prepared by UNICEF IYCN Unit. Includes information and links for the following areas:

- Programme Guidance                                                 - IYCF Indicators                                                                        - Assessment and Programming
- Health Service Tools                                                  - Tools for Community-based programming and training           - Communication
- Training of Programme Managers

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Guyon AB, Quinn VJ. Booklet on key essential nutrition actions messages. Essential nutrition actions (ENA) framework. Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.

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Guyon AB, Quinn VJ. Livret des messages cles. Mettre en ouvre les actions essentielles en nutrition. Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.

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Core Group. Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) Framework, operational framework.

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A trilogy of materials: I) Booklet on key ENA messages; II) ENA framework training guide for health workers and handouts; III) ENA framework training guide for community volunteers.

 

http://www.coregroup.org/resources/core-tools 

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Guyon AB, Quinn VJ. Essential nutrition actions framework handouts for health workers. Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.

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Core Group, Washington DC, 2011. Références les agents de la santé. Mettre en ouvre les actions essentielles en nutrition. Guyon AB, Quinn VJ.

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Guyon, AB, Quinn, VJ. Essential nutrition actions framework training guide for community volunteers. Core Group, Washington, DC 2011

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Guyon, AB and Quinn, VJ. Guide de formation pour agents communautaires. Mettre en ouvre les actions essentielles en nutrition. Core Group, Washington, DC, 2011.

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Guyon AB, Quinn VJ. Essential nutrition actions framework training guide for health workers. Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.

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Guyon AB, Quinn VJ. Guide de formation pour agents de santé. Mettre en ouvre les actions essentielles en nutrition. Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.

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Le Cuziat G, Mattinen H. Maximising the nutritional impact of food security and livelihoods interventions. A manual for field workers. ACF International 2011.

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Le Cuziat G, Mattinen H. Optimiser l'impact nutritionnel des interventions sécurité alimentaire et moyens d'existence. Manuel pour les professionnels de terrain. ACF International 2011.

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Davis TP. Barrier analysis facilitator's guide: a tool for improving behavior change communication in child survival and community development programs. Washington, D.C.: Food for the Hungry, Washington DC. 2004.

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Core, WHO, UNICEF. Child health in the community. "Community IMCI." "Briefing package for facilitators. Reference document. World Health Organisation 2004.

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Core, WHO, UNICEF. Child health in the community. "Community IMCI." Briefing package for facilitators. Case studies. The World Health Organisation 2004.

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Core, WHO, UNICEF. Child health in the community. "Community IMCI." Briefing package for facilitators. Training guide The World Organisation 2004.

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Acute Malnutrition (16 documents)

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Briend A. Vidéo (podcast) 1: Utilisation du périmètre brachial dans l'identification des enfants atteints de malnutrition aiguë sévère. 2014.

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Briend A. Vidéo (podcast) 2: Estimation du nombre d'enfants sévèrement malnutris dans une population. 2014

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. Assessing appetite: community based management of acute malnutrition. 2011.

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. Assessing nutritional status using MUAC and oedema. 2011.

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Nutrition without borders. Malnutrition diagnosis, weight and height. 2014

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This video is in Fula (Gambia) with English subtitles.

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Nutrition without borders. Malnutrition diagnosis, oedema and MUAC. 2014

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This video is in Fula (Gambia) with English subtitles.

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CMN. Coverage monitoring network video. 2013.

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ACF Canada. SMART: standardized training package videos. SMART toolkit 2013.

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Tips for a successful survey interview
Anthropometry
Conducting a standarisation test

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ACF Canada. SMART: Outils de formation standardisé. SMART Kit de renforcement des capacités 2013.

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Conseils pour les entrevues
Anthropometrié
Test de standardisation

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ACF International. Le support pédagogique audiovisuel pour la formation des prestataires prise en charge intégrée de la malnutrition aigue (PCIMA)/ prise en charge communautaire de la malnutrition aigue (PCCMA). 2012

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Vidéo créé en République Démocratique de Congo (RDC) pour le prise en charge intégrée de la malnutrition aigue (PCIMA)/ le prise en charge communautaire de la malnutrition aigue (PCCMA).  

Video created in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for training specifically on the management of severe acute malnutrition.  Translation to English is in process. 

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UNICEF. Video of UNICEF's nutrition project in Vietnam. 2012.

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Video focussing on management of acute malnutrition and local product development.

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Emergency Nutrition Network. CMAM Conference Speech by Haile Gebr Selassie. CMAM Conference, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 2011.

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Emergency Nutrition Network. Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) film. CMAM Conference Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 2011.

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MSF. Starved for attention. 195 million stories of malnutrition. Rewrite the story. International multimedia campaign to rewrite the story of childhood malnutrition2010.

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WHO. WHO 1. Transformations [training video]. WHO Training for severe malnutrition, from Sudan training (FANTA-2).

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WHO. WHO 2. Emergency Treatment [training video]. WHO Training for severe malnutrition, from Sudan training (FANTA-2).

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WHO. WHO 3. Home feeding [training video]. WHO Training for severe malnutrition, from Sudan training (FANTA-2).

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WHO. WHO 4. Malnutrition Mental Development [training video]. WHO Training for severe malnutrition, from Sudan training (FANTA-2).

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Nutrition in Emergencies (1 document)

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UNICEF. Kenya coordination in nutrition cluster [video]. 2012.

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 Also see: http://www.unicef.org/nutritioncluster/index_kenya.html

Other Nutrition/Health (13 documents)

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Medical Aid Films. Films for life

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MAF. Is your child sick? Identifying signs of sickness and diarrhoea. Medical Aid Films 2013.

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MAF. Is your child sick? Identifying signs of sickness and malaria. Medical Aid Films 2013.

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MAF. Is your child sick? Identifying signs of sickness and pneumonia. Medical Aid Films 2013.

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UNICEF. Improving exclusive breastfeeding practices by using communication for development in infant and young child feeding programmes (presentation). UNICEF C4D orientation webinar series 2012.

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Core Group. C-IMCI-Graphic.

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UNICEF Somalia. Integrated nutrition/WASH programme to save children's lives in Somali. UNICEF, DFID.

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UNICEF. Improving exclusive breastfeeding practices by using communication for development in infant and young child feeding programmes. (manual) UNICEF C4D orientation webinar series 2010.

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