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Management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM): current knowledge and practice

Author: Reginald Annan, Patrick Webb and Rebecca Brown
Year: 2014
Resource type: Report

CMAM Forum Technical Brief: September 2014 

This Technical Brief focuses on current principles and approaches to MAM management, highlighting key constraints, gaps in knowledge and areas still lacking consensus. It is intended to inform ongoing debates among practitioners, national partners, donors and analysts on what information and evidence on best practices are currently available, where the gaps are, and priorities for going forward. 

Available in English and French.

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