Integrated data monitoring and referral systems for community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) in Mozambique

Sub thematic area Nutrition monitoring
Country Mozambique
Type Case study
Target Audience Development Practitioners
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In many countries, the treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) takes place in dedicated feeding centres and during emergency situations. In Mozambique, however, the treatment of SAM has always been integrated within the regular health system, making it a unique example.

The aim of this case study is to follow-up on the implementation of the monitoring system for the Nutrition rehabilitation program (PRN) by describing how the nutrition information system has been designed and implemented in Mozambique, examine how these tools assist in monitoring the flow of information between different parts of the healthy system, and to evaluate how nutrition information tools have impacted the program’s efficiency in managing PRN and how it has improved the integration of PRN into the health system.

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