NUTRITION IN INDIA

Mission Nutrition

By 2030, End all forms of malnutrition in children under 5 years of age and address
the nutritional needs of adolescent girls, pregnant and lactating women

WHAT WE DO

In collaboration with the University of Manitoba, we support the Government of Uttar Pradesh in reducing
maternal and child mortality, by improving Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN),
in 29 high priority districts and aspirational districts.

  • Capacity building of Frontline Workers

We support the Department of Child Development’s Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and National Health Mission, in building the capacity of Frontline Workers (Anganwadi Workers and ASHAs) to counsel communities with focus on promoting the early initiation of breast-feeding within the first hour of birth, exclusive breast-feeding up to 6 months, importance of diet diversity in children above 6 months, iron + folic acid supplements for pregnant women.

  • Implementing Poshan Abhiyaan

We support the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and State Nutrition Mission in implementating the Poshan Abhiyaan.

We provide technical support for rolling out of the ICDS Common Application Software, facilitating Incremental Learning Approach Training, supporting quality implementation of community-based events and facilitating the development of Convergent Action Plans at the block and district levels.

Resources

The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit: Community Behaviour Tracking Survey: Results of the Third Round

The Community Behaviour Tracking Survey (CBTS) is an integral part of a standard monitoring system established for tracking the progress of the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit’s

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The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit: Community Behaviour Tracking Survey: Results of the Second Round

The Community Behaviour Tracking Survey Round two, designed and implemented by the Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit, highlights the comparative analysis of the information collected from women (who had delivered children in last two years)

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The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit: Community Behaviour Tracking Survey: Results of the First Round

The Uttar Pradesh Technical Support Unit has established concurrent monitoring systems in the 100 Blocks of 25 high priority districts of the state – one of them being

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