A Statement from the Council of Research and Technical Advice on Acute Malnutrition (CORTASAM)

The first recommendation from CORTASAM on the use of MUAC, that builds on existing global guidance and consensus, and is aimed to encourage immediate action and use of the growing evidence-base in this sector.

This recommendation is supported by a systematic review on the use of MUAC to detect, diagnose, and treat SAM children, published in Global Health: Science and Practice

Suggested citation: The Council of Research and Technical Advice on Acute Malnutrition.  Recommendations on the use of Mid-Upper-Arm-Circumference (MUAC) in the community: A statement from the Council of Research and Technical Advice on Acute Malnutrition (CORTASAM). No Wasted Lives; 2018.