Action - GAIN Nutritious Foods for Mothers and Children - Complementary food fortification - Infants and young children

Programme: GAIN Nutritious Foods for Mothers and Children

Programme description

Fortified complementary food programs in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh. Implementing partners for each location are specidied in the action section.

Programme type

Community/sub-national

References

Status: 
On-going

Start date:

January
2010

End date:

January
2013
Area: 
Urban
Rural
Peri-urban
Place: 
Andra Pradesh state
Target group: 
Infants and young children
Age group: 
Children 6-35 months and PLW
Delivery: 
Other
Other delivery: 
Hybrid market-based and public delivery, supported with a BCC campaign
Implementation details : 

Fortified Complementary Food (Nutrimix); Besides iodine, iron, folic acid, zinc and vitamins A, B and D, the lipid-based Nutrient Supplement contains additional micronutrients as per guidelines of the Technical Advisory Group on Home Fortification (http://hftag.gainhealth.org/products/lipid-based-nutrient-supplements-lns) and GAIN Nutritional Guidelines for Complementary Foods and Complementary Food Supplements (http://www.gainhealth.org/sites/www.gainhealth.org/files/GAIN%20IYCN%20g...); and with 1 national private.sector partner, and Integrated Child Service Development Scheme (ICDS, government) as implementing partners.

Outcome indicator(s): 

.

Outcome reported by social determinants: 
None

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