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'Community engagement: the ‘C’ at the heart of CMAM'

Author: Gray, N., Bedford, J., Deconinck, H. and Brown, R (CMAM Forum and Anthrologica)
Year: 2014
Resource type: Report

CMAM Forum Technical Brief

The objective of this technical brief is to summarise evidence, good practice and lessons learned on community engagement for the management of acute malnutrition and other relevant health interventions. It summarises the role of community engagement and how it can be strengthened in the context of government-led health interventions. There are three main sections: defining community and community engagement; challenges and constraints to effective community engagement; and pathways to more effective community engagement. It concludes by summarising key issues which need to be addressed in repositioning community engagement in the management of acute malnutrition. 

Available in English and French. 

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Community-Engagement-Technical-Brief-August-2014.pdf (PDF, 1.2mb)

Engagement-communautaire-PCMA-Aout-2014.pdf (PDF, 1.1mb)

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