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2018 Statistics

2018 Summary Number of children Served: 162 Number of families Served: 133 Mamba used: 16,205 sachets Lunches served: 11,601 Cans of formula used: 3155 Meal packs given (food assistance): 331   Inpatient Program: Admissions: 57 (19 Kwash, 41 Marasamas/Chronic) Re-admissions: 3 Graduations: 48 (36 of these graduated the inpatient program and finished treatment through our outpatient malnutrition program) Left against medical advice: 2 Referred to other clinics: 6 Discharged by administration: 1 Deceased: 9   ...

November 2018 Statistics

Number of children served: 2 Number of families: 2 Mamba sachets used: 947 Lunches served: 947 Cans of formula used: 38 Inpatient Malnutrition Program Inpatient admissions: 1 Inpatient transfered to hospital: 1 Inpatient transfers to other MG program: 3 Outpatient Malnutrition Program Outpatient admissions: 3 Outpatient graduations: 1 Outpatient remove by administration: 4 NICU Program NICU admissions: 1 NICU deceased: 1 NICU transfers to other MG program: 1 Formula Program  Formula program admissions: 1 Formula ...

October 2018 Statistics

Number of children served: 19 Number of families served: 17 Mamba used:1729 Lunches served: 1257 Number of formula cans used: 35 Inpatient Program:  Admissions: 10 Graduations: 4 Deceased: 2 Transfered to outpatient program: 4 Outpatient Program: Admissions: 6 Graduations: 4 Discharge by administration (missed appointments): 2 NICU Program: Admissions: 6 Deceased: 2 Formula Program:  Graduations: 3 Family Preservation:  Admissions: 1 Current children across all programs at end of the month: 50

Reflections from the Medical Director

Here is what I’ve learned in my 5 months in the fight against child malnutrition in Haiti: Malnutrition - to many in the outside world malnutrition is pictured as severe muscle wasting and swollen bellies. However, there are other significant signs of malnutrition and sometimes there aren’t noticeable weight loss, yet there are subtle signs such as the colour and texture of a person’s hair, skin appearance, swelling in the body! The 2 types of ...

September 2018 Statistics

Number of children served: 18 Number of families served: 14 Mamba used:1959 Meals served: 1298 Number of formula cans used: 85 Inpatient Program:  Admissions: 8 Graduations: 1 Deceased: 2 Transfered to outpatient program: 1 Other: 1 (1 referred to outside facility) Outpatient Program: Admissions: 6 Re-admissions: 1 Discharge by administration (missed appointments): 5 NICU Program: Admissions: 2 Graduations: 1 Transfered to formula program: 1 Other: 1 (Hospital) Formula Program:  Admissions: 1 Graduations: 2 Discharge by ...