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National nutrition guidelines for Malawi
2007 - The guidelines were developed to guide service providers and individuals to adopt practices that would facilitate nutrition improvement. The intention is to guide and standardise delivery of nutrition services.

Guidelines for the management of moderate acute malnutrition
2006 - The guidelines provide information on classification of malnutrition, admission, follow up and discharge criteria, nutritional and medical management of malnourished childen in order to standardize and improve the qality of care.

Guidelines for the management of severe acute malnutrition
2006 - The guidelines provides information on classification of malnutrition, admission, follow up and discharge criteria, nutritional and medical management of malnourished children.

Training manual: The management of severe acute malnutrition for health staff
2006 - This Training manual provides guidance for trainers of health workers on the management of patients with severe malnutrition usually admitted to the pediatric ward or Nutrition rehabilitation unit (NRU).

Interim Guidelines for the management of acute malnutrition in adolescents and adults
2006 - The guidelines have been developed in response to the increasing number of adolescents and adults presenting with moderate and severe acute malnutrition.

Interim Guidelines for the management of acute malnutrition through community-based therapeutic care
2006 - The guidelines were developed to standardise the CTC services in the country. They provide guidance to stakeholders on community mobilisation, active case finding and referral by communities, and treatment of children with acute malnutrition.

Road Map for Accelerating the Reduction of Maternal and Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity in Malawi
2005 - The Reproductive Health Unit of the Ministry of Health conducted a national EmOC assessment to identify the capacity of the health care delivery system to reduce maternal and neonatal mortality and to propose an action orientated plan.

 

 
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