Policy - National Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Operational Plan 2017-2021

End year:
Published by:
Ministry of Health (MOH)
Published year:
December 2016
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 


To contribute to a reduction in morbidity and mortality associated with acute malnutrition in children 0–15 years of age.


The following five objectives will help maintain the rates of acute malnutrition in children at less than 5 percent throughout the 5-year period. Each of the objectives has a corresponding strategy and actions outlined in Section 3, and a monitoring and evaluation plan detailed in Section 4.1.

1. Improve availability and access to CMAM supplies and equipment.

2. Increase the competence of human resources involved in CMAM service delivery.

3. Increase effectiveness of CMAM coverage by improving access, acceptability, and utilization of services.

4. Strengthen the enabling environment for CMAM service delivery.

5. Improve monitoring and evaluation and promote the use of data and information to inform CMAM programming and planning.

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