This report is based on a rapid assessment conducted in December, 2008 to ascertain the levels of malnutrition in Lusaka urban. It was a cross-sectional descriptive survey that was aimed at establishing factors that have led to an increase in under five year old malnutrition admission rates at the University Teaching Hospital. The study was undertaken following reports that during the period of August-October, 2008, the case load of severe malnutrition admissions to the University Teaching Hospital (Ward A07) had gone beyond seasonal trend with an average of 15 admissions daily making.

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