Third, treatment of children with severe acute malnutrition at special units called the Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres ( NRCs), set up at public health facilities.
What does SAM stand for?
SAM stands for Severe Acute Malnutrition
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The WFP is supporting treatment of Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Unicef and WHO are supporting Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM).
Two percent is typically the "emergency" threshold for Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) among children, which is fatal in some 20 - 30 percent of cases, even in hospital settings in developing countries (The Lancet, 2 December 2006).
YENy DELHy (CyHAN)- The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for more efforts to help thousands of children from suffering from severe acute malnutrition in South Sudan.
To date, Unicef has provided 90,000 children with supplementary feeding for moderate malnutrition, and almost 14,000 more were provided therapeutic feeding for treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition.
Rakesh Gupta, Mission Director, National Rural Health Mission, that children with severe acute malnutrition have nine time higher risk of death than well-nourished children.
1 percent were suffering from severe acute malnutrition and another 16.
More than four in 10 children are moderately or severely underweight (second only to East Timor), UNICEF says, and more than 250,000 Yemeni children suffer from severe acute malnutrition and risk death as a result.