Treat and Prevent Malnutrition in Haiti

 
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Treat and Prevent Malnutrition in Haiti

Treat and Prevent Malnutrition in Haiti
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Measuring the Upper Arm Circumference

Measuring the Upper Arm Circumference
By measuring the circumference doctors and community health workers can easily diagnose the severity of the case and determine the most appropriate product for each child. (view small | med | large | orig)

Weight and Height

Weight and Height
Measuring the height and weight of the children is the other way to determine how severe their situation and the appropriate treatment. (view small | med | large | orig)

A window of opportunity

A window of opportunity
Addressing malnutrition when children are between 6 months and two years is the short window of opportunity where we can have the biggest impact. Promoting healthy growth at this critical time is essential for long term development. (view small | med | large | orig)

It tastes great

It tastes great
Part of the reason Supplementary'Plumpy is so successful is how good it tastes. The peanuts, sugar, soy protein and vitamins and minerals create a combination kids just can't get enough of... (view small | med | large | orig)

Supplementary'Plumpy®

Supplementary'Plumpy®
A 92 gram packet of peanuts, soy protein, whey powder and vitamins and minerals that treats Moderate Acute Malnutrition. (view small | med | large | orig)

Supplementary'Plumpy waiting for shipment in RI

Supplementary'Plumpy waiting for shipment in RI
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Diagnosing Malnutrition - an essential step

Diagnosing Malnutrition - an essential step
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Young boy eating Supplementary'Plumpy®

Young boy eating Supplementary'Plumpy®
Photo from Progress Report 'Mesi (Thank you)!' (view small | med | large | orig)

Unloading boxes of Supplementary'Plumpy®

Unloading boxes of Supplementary'Plumpy®
Photo from Progress Report 'Mesi (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 and Prevent Malnutrition in Haiti