7 million people in the Sahel were at risk of food insecurity, including one million children at risk of severe acute malnutrition.
What does SAM stand for?
SAM stands for Severe Acute Malnutrition
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- Service Availability Matrix (Cisco)
- Serviceable Available Market (marketing)
- Servicing And Maintenance
- Servicio de Atención Médica (Spanish: Health Care Service)
- Serving Area Multiplex Sites
- Sesame Access Manager
- Session Allocation Manager (software)
- Setup Acknowledgment Message (ITI)
- Setup and Maintenance
- Setup And Maintenance application
- Sewer Access Module (robot used to pull fiber through sewers)
- Sexual Abuse of a Minor
- Shadow Activity Monitor (DataDirect)
- Shallow Angle Metallization
- Shared-Appreciation Mortgage
- Shimane Art Museum (Japan)
- Shoot Apical Meristem (plants)
- Short-Action Magnum (ammunition)
- Sigma Alpha Mu
- Significance Analysis of Microarrays
Samples in periodicals archive:
The programme was recently expanded to include services that support care for children with severe acute malnutrition and to help eradicate polio in West Africa.
Significant rates of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)--which can prove rapidly fatal in children under five--have been reported from the camps in South Sudan and spot assessments in the Nuba Mountains.
ISLAMABAD -- Planning and Development Division, Government of Pakistan in collaboration with World Health Organization organizing a five days 18-22 Oct 2012 "Regional Training Workshop on Improving the Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition and Nutrition Surveillance" started today, at Serena Islamabad.
More than a million children under five are at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition and over 200,000 people have fled into neighbouring countries.
1) Despite praiseworthy advances in economic prosperity and in the field of medical therapeutics, severe acute malnutrition (SAM) continues to be a significant public health problem in India.
As a result there has been a 12-fold increase in the number of children treated for severe acute malnutrition from 2,950 in 2007 to 35,000 children in 2011.
Nutritionally-enhanced products for children and nursing or pregnant mothers will be delivered, as will therapeutic foods for those suffering from severe acute malnutrition.