Nutrition International and the African Union Commission join forces to launch advocacy campaign focused on reducing malnutrition particularly in adolescent girls
March 29, 2023
Weekly iron and folic acid supplementation and nutrition education for adolescent girls in Africa and Asia
Since 2015, Nutrition International (NI) has built upon previous work in Chhattisgarh, India and begun to work with national and sub-national governments in eight African and Asian countries to implement adolescent nutrition programmes under the ‘Right Start’ initiative (2015-2020) which includes WIFAS and nutrition education to reduce anaemia. While all programmes are based on WHO recommendations, each one is tailored to fit national nutrition and anaemia reduction strategies so no two are identical. This article shares diverse learning experiences from programme implementation over the past several years.
Published by: Emergency Nutrition Network Field Exchange
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