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Concern has been engaged in Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) at community, facility, district, national, and international level since 2000.
This article outlines five key lessons Concern has learned over the last 15 years of CMAM programming and concludes with priorities Concern has identified for supporting future equitable scale-up of quality services for acute malnutrition. A companion article summarizes Concern CMAM activities during the same time period. Those involved in CMAM programming or with an interest in CMAM should find this article of interest.