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Martin Njenga
Concern Worldwide
Stigma (botany)Rural healthPopulationSevere Acute MalnutritionMalnutrition
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Acute malnutrition affects millions of children each year, yet global coverage of life-saving treatment through the community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) is estimated to be below 15%. We investi- gated the potential role of stigma as a barrier to accessing CMAM.We surveyed caregivers bringing children to rural health facilities in Marsabit County, Kenya, divided into three strata based on the mid-upper arm circum- ference of the child: normal status (n = 327), moderate acute ma...
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