In March 2020 all the 619 Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) centres, 104 Nutrition Rehabilitation Units (NRU) and 611 Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) centres, in Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) reported timeously.
4,462 children aged 6 to 59 months with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) received lifesaving treatment in OTP centres and NRUs compared to 3,532 in March 2019 (26% increase).
3,412 children aged 6 to 59 months with Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) were treated in the SFP centres compared 9,173 in March 2019 (63% decrease).
1,265 Pregnant and Lactating Women (PLW) with MAM were admitted down from 3,614 in March 2019 (65% decrease).
Overall 8% increase in SAM admissions from Jan – March 2020 compared to same period in 2019.