Treat Children for Malnutrition in Tanzania

 
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Treat Children for Malnutrition in Tanzania

Treat Children for Malnutrition in Tanzania
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Plumpy'nut®

Plumpy'nut®
A nutritional paste made from peanuts, milk, oil, vitamins and minerals. In 2008 alone, Plumpy’nut® was used to treat over 1.5 million malnourished children in over 60 countries with a 90% success rate. (view small | med | large | orig)

Young Boys

Young Boys
Getting the right nutrition is vital to a child’s development, especially during the first five years of life. (view small | med | large | orig)

Weighing to Identify Malnutrition

Weighing to Identify Malnutrition
By measuring height and weight of children, doctors are able to identify malnutrition and determine appropriate treatment. (view small | med | large | orig)

Measuring Arm Circumference

Measuring Arm Circumference
Mid-upper arm circumference is another indicator of malnutrition. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mother with her Son

Mother with her Son
Through community-based treatment mothers and caregivers are able to treat their children for malnutrition. (view small | med | large | orig)

Young Girl

Young Girl
Malnutrition doesn't discriminate. The time to act is now. (view small | med | large | orig)

Mama Temu welcomes you to the factory

Mama Temu welcomes you to the factory
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank You!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Our team showing off the new factory

Our team showing off the new factory
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank You!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

Khadija- young patient at Ward III

Khadija- young patient at Ward III
Photo from Progress Report 'Asante! (Thank You!)' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Edesia, Inc.

Providence, RI, United States
http://www.edesiaglobal.org

Project Leader

Marie Wisecup

Communications Manager
Providence, RI United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Treat Children for Malnutrition in Tanzania