Duration: 2013- onwards
Nutrition, Iron Folic Acid Supplementation, Adolescent Health
Uttar Pradesh is among the states having highest incidences of anaemia, low birth weight and maternal mortality in the recent years. GEAG with the support of Nutrition International (NI) is providing technical support to the Government of Uttar Pradesh to implement Vitamin A, Iron Folic Acid (IFA) supplementation and Diarrhoea management program in 253 blocks of 20 districts of Uttar Pradesh. The program aims to ensure timely micronutrients supply for under-5 years old children and adolescent girls.
The programmatic strategies of this intervention can be divided into six different areas of operation:
Following are the major impacts of the program:
Under-5 nutrition intervention (Vitamin A Supplementation & Zinc/ORS)
Adolescent nutrition intervention (WIFS Programme)