Posted by Bibhusan Basnet Community malnutrition screening and treatment has been one of our missions since the establishment of Nyaya Health. Malnutrition is present in 60% of children under the age of five in Achham, where we have our working base. It is a tragic reality, and our fight against malnutrition is underway. Bayalpata Hospital runs [...]
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Posted by Duncan Maru It was a straightforward task: to measure malnutrition in the areas served by our community health workers (CHWs). In August, we mobilized our CHWs, who went out into their communities and recorded heights and measurements for over 1500 children. Subsequently, however, all the surveys were left in a filing cabinet and were not [...]
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Posted by Ryan Schwarz Malnutrition is a critical health issue for children throughout Nepal, and in Achham where Nyaya works, nearly 1 in 5 children are qualified as malnourished. Bayalpata Hospital conducts a malnutrition screening and treatment program for all children who come to the hospital, and in the coming year will be expanding its [...]
Posted by Sanjay Basu Nyaya Health has recently expanded its clinical reach to address one of the most basic, and yet widely unaddressed, health issues to affect the rural poor: malnutrition. Introducing micronutrient supplementation, fortified milk, and ready-to-use therapeutic foods, Nyaya hopes to attain the highest clinical standards to treat malnutrition as a chronic source of [...]