Community case management of acute malnutrition by community health workers in southern Bangladesh: Examining quality of care and cost-effectiveness.

Puett, Chloe.


  • Abstract: Severe acute malnutrition (SAM), evidenced by severe wasting and/or edema, reflects recent illness and nutrient deficits and is the cause of one to two million preventable child deaths each year. Recent advances in the treatment of SAM have enabled severely wasted children to recover at home, rather than in crowded therapeutic feeding centers or under-resourced, over-burdened health faci... read more
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