Integrated program achieves good survival but moderate recovery rates among children with severe acute malnutrition in India
Aguayo VM, Agarwal V, Agnani M, Das Agrawal D, Bhambhal S, Rawat AK, Gaur A, Garg A, Badgaiyan N, Singh K.
This article assesses the effectiveness of an integrated model for the management of SAM (IM-SAM) in India comprising facility- and community-based care and using locally adapted protocols. Children (n = 2740) were randomly sampled from the 44,017 children aged 6-59 mo admitted to 199 Nutrition Rehabilitation Centers in the state of Madhya Pradesh (1 January to 31 December 2010). Link to full article.