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Malawi Nutrition Update Issue No.23 June 2018

In May 2018 reporting was at 100 percent. All the 618 Outpatient  Therapeutic Program (OTP) centres, 104 Nutrition Rehabilitation Units (NRU) and 611 Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) centres in Community-based  Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) reported as follows:

*  3,738 children aged 6 to 59   months with  Severe  Acute  Malnutrition (SAM)  received  lifesaving treatment in OTP centres  and NRUs.

* 5,049 children aged 6 to 59 months with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) treated in the SFP centres.

* 2,099 Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) with MAM received supplementary food at the SFP centres.

* 2% decrease in SAM admissions in May 2018 compared to May 2017.

* 39% decrease in MAM admissions in May 2018 compared to May 2017.

* The SAM death rate in the month of May 2018 was 2.2%, within SPHERE standards.

 

 

 

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Original Publication Date: 
30 Jun 2018
Document type: 
Newsletter
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Malawi
Malawi
Malawi
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