Nutrition Project Updates:
The third phase of home based nutritional rehabilitation program was started in April 2017. HFN health team in Dang is organizing nutritional and halth camps in all the project communities to make sure to identify under 5 children with malnutrition. Once we complete our camps, we will launch our rehabilitation program. Details to come....
The second phase of home based nutritional rehabilitation program has been concluded in April 2017. We treated 37 severely malnourished and 42 moderately malnourished children through our innovative home based nutritional rehabilitation project. Before enrolling the children in our rehabilitation program, our local health team completed screening health camps in all the 19 wards of the project communities and screened all the children under the age of 5 and also the pregnant mothers. Details to be updated soon.
The first phase of the home based nutritional rehabilitation project was concluded in January 2016. We treated 56 children with severe malnutrition in our home based nutritional rehabilitation program. Before launching this program, we conducted comprehensive nutrition camps in all wards of Saudiyar and Laxmipur VDCs, and screened all under-5 children in the communities.
We have 16 Mother Clubs in Saudiyar VDC and 10 Mother Clubs in Laxmipur VDC to support our community based nutritional projects and maternal and child health.
Objective: To improve nutritional status of children less than 5 years of age and women of reproductive age (15-49) in Saudiyar and Laxmipur VDCs of Dang District.
Major activities of this project will be as follows: