Standardized Corn-Soy Blend with Nutrition Education versus Nutrition Education Alone in Community-based Management of Children Under Five Years of Age with Moderate Acute Malnutrition

Primary Investigator

  • Ekong Udoh

Study Period

February 2020 - August 2021

Primary Outcomes

  • To determine the; • Improvement from baseline of weight-for-height at two weekly intervals for six months follow-up duration. • The compare the proportion of recovery from MAM in the intervention arm versus the control arm.

Study Interventions

  • Standard Fortified Food Blends
  • Behavior change communication (BCC)

Research Gaps

  • Cost

    What are the relative costs and outcomes of different food aid products or programs?

  • Effectiveness

    How well do different food compositions and interventions prevent or treat undernutrition, when implemented "on the ground"?

Study Population