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An MSF health educator gives a presentation inside the MSF fixed ATFC in Biraul town for mothers with children waiting to be seen by the doctors. She talks to the mothers about good hygiene, including washing one¿s hands and the packets of therapeutic ready-to-use foods (RUTF) before feeding one¿s child.
<br/>Several families make the long journey by foot and train to the ATFC after MSF's tracing team encouraged them to return to the program. Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is addressing India's unique nutrition issues through mobile clinics, ambulatory therapeutic feeding centres (ATFCÕs) and a special emergency clinic to reduce the morbidity and mortality due to severe acute malnutrition (SAM). MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, is a private international, medical, humanitarian organisation present in India since the 1980s.