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Conference on government experiences of scaling up the Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) (2012)

Author: The ENN
Year: 2012
Resource type: Report

and lessons for the Scaling Up (SUN) movement: Conference report

The CMAM/SUN conference was the culmination of over a year of detailed preparation involving numerous highly skilled people to bring about a successful meeting of senior Government delegates, UN agency, non-governmental organisations, academics, private sector representatives and individual experts. The conference was the first international occasion for Governments to be at the forefront of sharing their lessons of CMAM scale up and as such, provided a unique and rich insight into the achievements and obstacles Governments face in addressing high levels of acute malnutrition in their countries. The Conference was funded by from Canadian International Development Agency, UK Aid (Department for International Development ) and Irish Aid.

This report provides a brief account of the presentations and discussions of the four day conference. Video footage is available at www.cmamconference2011.org and on DVD on request.

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The ENN (2012). Conference on government experiences of scaling up the Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) (2012). www.ennonline.net/cmamconferencereport