TECHNICAL ACCELERATOR OPERATIONAL RESEARCH
No Wasted Lives supports a portfolio of operational research to build the evidence around ways to improve the quality, coverage, and cost-effectiveness of programmes for acute malnutrition across the world. These include:
Simplified protocols for the treatment of acute malnutrition
Models for detection and treatment in the community
Innovative approaches to diagnosis of acute malnutrition
OptiDiag: Biomedical Investigations for Optimized Diagnosis and Monitoring of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM): Elucidating the heterogeneous diagnosis of SAM by current anthropometric criteria and moving beyond.
Understanding treatment success and non-respondance
For more information about research projects related to acute malnutrition from organisations around the world visit the Ongoing Research interactive map on acutemalnutrition.org