The Promise of Non-peanut Recipes

Peanut based ready-to-use therapeutic food
Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTF) is getting increasingly accepted as a cost-effective panacea to deal with the global menace of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), which impacts around 20 million children under age five worldwide. RUTF is now being considered as an alternative course of treatment for SAM-afflicted children who do...
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Malnutrition Problem and Need for Holistic Solution

Severe Acute Malnourishment
Recognizing the magnitude of the malnutrition problem, and the kind of multi-level interventions required to provide a sustainable and holistic solution, Government of India tagged September 2019 as “Poshan Maah”, which translates to “Nutrition Month”. This welcome move underlines the concern that it is time malnutrition is confronted on...
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Case of CMAM

Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) approach is widely recognized for its effectiveness in treating Moderate Acute Malnutrition (MAM) and Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) in children under 5 years. Found potent across different socio-economic and geographical settings, CMAM helps volunteers in identifying the target population and initiating treatment for...
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