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Sphere Nutrition Training Modules
Nutrition training modules available on the Internet. They aim to improve the technical capacity for humanitarian response in nutrition. They are aimed at staff with some responsibility for designing or monitoring nutrition related projects and aim to ensure an understanding of the scope and content of Standards in the Food Security, Nutrition and Food Aid...
Published in 2011, by
National training programmes on treatment of severe malnutrition
National programmes supported by WHO. Good examples for trainers.
Published in 2010, by
Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) - Training Guide
Extensive training course on all aspects of setting up and running community based therapeutic care programmes. With practical cases and exercises. Suitable for managers and health workers
Published in 2008, by
Community-based management of Severe Acute Malnutrition
A Joint Statement by the WHO, the WFP, the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition and the UNICEF on the community-based treatment of severely malnurished children, promoting it's effectiveness in detecting the cases of SAM and treating them with RUTF. Update 2011 The Joint Statement has been updated to reflect the revised MUAC cut-off of 115 mm on pages 2...
Published in 2007, by
Community-based Therapeutic Care - A Field Manual
This manual reflects the experience gained over five years of implementing and developing Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC). It is a practical guide that aims to help health and nutrition managers to design, implement and evaluate CTC programmes. It will also be relevant to a variety of others working in relief and development.
Published in 2006, by
Guidelines for the management of the severely malnourished
Standard field guidelines with extensive information on the standard protocols and treatment of complications. Suitable for managers and health workers
Published in 2006, by
Nutrition Manual for humanitarian action
This manual is an important tool for all humanitarian workers involved in the field of nutrition. In addition to presenting an in-depth explanation of human nutrition, nutrition crisis and nutritional programmes within humanitarian intervention, the manual highlights the importance of maintaining a better understanding of the broader impact of war on all...
Published in 2004, by
Guidelines for the inpatient treatment of severely malnourished children
GUIDELINES with specific instructions for the treatment of severely malnourished children. The aim is to provide practical help for those responsible for the medical and dietary management of such children. Lack of appropriate care leads to diarrhoea, poor appetite, slow recovery and high mortality. There are five sections: A. General principles for...
Published in 2003, by
Management of the Child with a Serious Infection or Severe Malnutrition
A MANUAL for use by doctors, senior nurses and other senior health workers who are responsible for the care of young children at the first referral level in developing countries. It presents up-to-date clinical guidelines, prepared by experts, for both inpatient and outpatient care in small hospitals where basic laboratory facilities and essential drugs and...
Published in 2000, by
Management of Severe Malnutrition: A Manual for Physicians and Other Senior Health Workers
This manual provides guidelines for the treatment of severely malnourished children (below 5 years of age) in hospitals and health centres. The treatment of severely malnourished adolescents and adults is also brieﬂy considered. The manual is intended for health personnel working at central and district level, including physicians, nurses, midwives and auxiliaries.
Published in 1999, by