The Effectiveness of Treatment for Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) Delivered by Community Health Workers Compared to a Traditional Facility Based Model

Authors Alvarez Moran, J. L. , Franck Ale, G. B. , Charle, P. , Sessions, N. , Doumbia, S. , et. al

Date 2018

Keywords Global, Health Equity, Research and Evaluation Methods, Scope of Practice, Selected Health Conditions

This study compares the treatment of severe acute malnutrition by community health workers with treatment received at local health facilities. The findings suggest that CHWs are able to effectively treat SAM.