Malnutrion in Nepal (80/339)
25 year old Dayawati (centre) feeds a dose of RUTF to her 17 month son, Naresh Mukhiya at the local health centre in Hanuman Nagar in Saptari, Nepal.
Naresh Mukhiya was first admitted on July 17, 2013 when he was 9 months old. MUAC - 109 mm, Weight - 5.5kg, and Height - 65 cm. He was discharged on Oct 1st, 2013. MUAC at the time of discharge - 123, Weight - 6.5 Kg, Height - 66cm. Total RUTF consumes - 148 sachets.Gain of weight - 2gm.day.
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