Indicators

Global Clusters Code Sub-domain Title Description
Nutrition N-003 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition Severe acute malnutrition (SAM)

Prevalence rate (%) of severe acute malnutrition in children 6 to 59 months of age based on presence of bilateral pitting oedema and / or weight-for-height z-score less than -3 standard deviations of the median of the standard population (WHO 2006)

Nutrition N-042 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition SAM new admissions

Number of cases with severe acute malnutrition newly admitted for treatment

Nutrition N-043 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition SAM currently treated

Number of cases with severe acute malnutrition receiving treatment

Nutrition N-050 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition SAM average weight gain Average weight gain for cases with severe acute malnutrition receiving treatment
Nutrition N-051 N1 Prevention and Management of Acute Malnutrition SAM average length of stay

Average duration of SAM treatment