|Needed staff for inpatient and outpatient SAM and MAM management, according to existing recommendations|
|SAM inpatient||SAM outpatient||MAM outpatient|
|Total malnourished children at any time||93||1767||10,525|
|Recommended number of children to be managed by one staff||10||20||No standard (20)|
|Total staff needed||0||88||526|
|Gap in staff number||0||28||466|
Existing staff for inpatient management are those of Upazila health complexes.
Existing staff for outpatient care are those of sub-centres, family welfare centres and community clinics.
Kouam et al.
Kouam et al. Nutrition Journal 2014 13:22 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-13-22