Proportion of the severe acute malnutrition target population living within less than one day's return walk from management of SAM site
Number of the severe acute malnutrition target population living within less than one day's return walk from management of severe acute malnutrition site
Estimated SAM target population (based on the prevalence of SAM in the area)
Geographical area, rural/urban, group of beneficiaries: children 6-59 months, other groups
Indicator used for response monitoring ?
Threshold / Standard
SPHERE: More than 90 per cent of the target population is within less than one day’s return walk (including time for treatment) of the programme site.
This can be calculated through a coverage survey or using a proxy indicator from the reporting system
Guidance on phases
Phase III and IV
Management includes: detection, diagnosis, triage, treatment, follow-up at health facility and/or home for treatment progress, prevention of adverse effects, rehabilitation