During a 2009 Joint Assessment Mission conducted by WFP & UNHCR, it was recommended
that a micronutrient supplementation program was started. The products selected were: Nutributter and MNP.
- The iron tablets and drops are culturally non accepted in the Saharawi community.
- Food insecurity (poor food basket and food diversification, no livelihood opportunities)
- Weak Health System
- Precarious & insufficient WASH services
Target population & frequency of use :
Children aged 6 – 59 months: 15 sachets/month of Ghazala
Pregnant women (12 weeks gestation and above): 30 sachets/month of Chaila
Lactating women (first six months post-partum): 30 sachets/month of Chaila
MNP: “Chaila”, symbol of healing of any disease.
Nutributter: “Ghazala”: represents vitality, agility and beauty.
No Iodine : high concentration of iodine in the water, camel & goat milk
Less vitamin A: some fortified product are distributed.
|Tue, 11/01/2016 - 14:30||engesveenk||Edited by kmzillmer.||published|
|Tue, 09/20/2016 - 19:04||kmzillmer||Created by kmzillmer.||draft|