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ORIE Research Summary 8

How to strengthen a Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition programme in northern Nigeria

Published on 1 October 2015

This summary highlights findings and recommendations from operation research on a Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme in northern Nigeria. The study analysed the perceived benefits of CMAM; reasons for beneficiaries not defaulting from the programme; challenges of accessing CMAM services; the workloads and motivation of health workers and community volunteers; and what is required to integrate CMAM into the primary health system.

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Adeyemi, O. et al., (2015) How to strengthen a Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition programme in northern Nigeria, ORIE Research Summary, Issue 09, Brighton: ORIE

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Tom Barker

Senior Health & Nutrition Convenor

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ORIE
authors
Adeyemi, O., Afolabi, W.A., Akinyele, I., Ferguson, E., Hoyt, J., Lawal, H., Okunola, R.A., Webster, J., Yohanna-Dzingina, C.
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ORIE Research Summary, issue 9
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English

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