Roll Out of Vitamin A, Adolescent & Maternal, Health Programme in Madhya Pradesh

Duration: 2017 - Ongoing

Status: Ongoing
Focus Area
Adolescent Girls, Pregnant and Lactating Mothers
Supported by
Nutrition International
122 blocks of 20 districts from 4 divisions (Bhopal, Ujjain, Narmadapuram and Jabalpur)
Tag Words

IFA Tablets, Calcium Tablets

The project is focused on a significantly reducing mortality among 9 - to 59-month-old children. Increase the consumption of IFA tablets by adolescents. Increase in consumption of calcium tablets in pregnant and lactating mothers.

Key Activities
  • Integration of the budget of DASTAK into the district budget and its proper utilisation.
  • Support in planning, coordination, and review.
  • Developing capacity for government officials to calculate, demand, procure, and distribute supplies.
  • Developing the capacity of school teachers, district officials, and block-level officials on counselling and behaviour change communication.
  • Focused DASTAK coverage and monitoring in 7 districts allotted by the government of MP.
  • DASTAK DATA validation in 7 districts assigned by the Govt. of Madhya Pradesh.
  • Regular reporting by 20 districts to the state through the online HMIS.
  • 14 district-level workshops on 'World Breast Feeding Week' and orientation of medical and paramedical staff of private hospitals on early initiation of breast feeding.

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