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MAMI adaptations in the context of COVID-19: Management of At Risk Mothers and Infants

Author: GOAL
Year: 2020
Resource type: Field tool

Original link to GOAL resources here.

There is a risk of skewing the COVID-19 response too heavily towards health, risk communication and IPC. Whilst measures here are obviously essential, we must be mindful that the risk of death or disability from existing morbidities, could potentially far outweigh the risks associated with COVID-19. As such, MAMI programs, which are considered lifesaving and life sustaining, will need to be adapted and maintained throughout the COVID-19 response period, using simplified or modified protocols and platforms to maintain interaction. Note, key message dissemination (modified to the context) should be used to complement COVID-19 specific activities.

There is no international guidance on the adaptation of MAMI programs. As such, key messages/priority actions taken from other nutrition programming (relevant to MAMI) have been compiled in consort with additional recommendations for program adaptation.

GOAL has also developed MAMI nutrition posters for display and use at the MAMI clinics in Gambella refugee camps, Ethiopia.

Download a copy of the MAMI programme adaptations document and of the MAMI nutrition posters below:

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GOAL_MAMI-in-the-context-of-COVID-v1.pdf (PDF, 414kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Overview-1-9-steps.pdf (PDF, 229kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Simplified-case-identification.pdf (PDF, 640kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Simplified-enrolment-protocol.pdf (PDF, 422kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Simplified-counselling-and-treatment-protocol-1.pdf (PDF, 453kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Simplified-counselling-and-treatment-protocol-2.pdf (PDF, 647kb)

MAMI-COVID-19-Overview-of-MAMI-services.pdf (PDF, 602kb)

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