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Integration of IYCF into CMAM training

Donors: IASC Nutrition Cluster (content development), FANTA2 (French translation)

Collaborators: The ENN, The IFE Core Group and Collaborators

ENN project lead: Marie McGrath 

Timeframe: Ended 2009

Background

The ‘Integration of IYCF Support into CMAM’ was developed in an ENN-led initiative as a member of the IFE Core Group, funded by the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC) Nutrition Cluster The aim was to fill a gap in content.

Project summary

The resources comprise facilitator notes and handouts to support training on integration of IYCF in to key contact points in CMAM programming. It is available in English and French.

The purpose of the course is to train health care personnel and community health workers in the integration of recommended infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices within Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programmes. These health workers will support mothers/caregivers in prevention as well as rehabilitation.

Publications

Integration of IYCF support into CMAM (2009)

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