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What does SAM stand for?

SAM stands for Severe Acute Malnutrition

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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.
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.