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Category Archive for: Success Stories

Shejan’s Success Story

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Shejan is a resident of Oad Paro village in Ghariabad Union Council. When screened, she was diagnosed with Severely Acute Malnutrition (SAM). She was immediately admitted to Outpatient Therapeutic Program (OTP) for 7 weeks, followed by Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) for two weeks for suitable treatment. The results have been remarkable as the MUAC of…

Radha’s Succes Story

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Radha's Success Story

Radha is a lactating woman who is breastfeeding her eight month old son named Daleep. At the time of admission to the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) her son was only four months old while she was severely malnourished with Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) of 19.9 cm. Radha is a resident of Araro Burghary Union…

Nazeer’s Success Story

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Nazeer's Success Story

Nazeer, a 12 month baby boy, belongs to a family which, although, lives in an urban area of District Umerkot, was unaware of basic requirements of bringing up a baby i.e. child nutrition and hygiene. Thus, when Shifa Foundation team reached their area, Foji Batho, Nazeer was screened as Severely Acute Malnutrition. Another reason for…

Lachmi’s Success Story

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Lachmi's Success Story

Lachmi is a 36 months old girl who lives in a small village and Union Council, Shadi Palli. She was screened at her village and was found to have severe acute malnutrition (without medical complications). She was admitted to Outpatient Therapeutic Programme (OTP) as her Mid Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC) was 10.0 cm which is…

Durga’s Success Story

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Durga's Success Story

Durga belongs to a village named Miyon Dost Ali, in Union Council Atta Muhammad Pali. She was screened on May 28th, 2013 at her village and was diagnosed with acute malnutrition with complications (diarrhoea). Her Mid Arm Upper Circumference (MUAC) was 8.8 cm and her weight was merely 4 kg. She had lost her appetite…

Bakhtawar’s Success Story

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Bakhtawar's success story

Bakhtawar and her parents belong to Union Council Sabho where the parents work for majority of the day first, at fields and later at the farmhouse. Belonging to a society where breastfeeding is considered a taboo, Bakhtawar survived on cow/goat milk. Lack of proper nourishment combined with lack of parents’ attention made Bakhtawar very weak.…