Action - Control of anemia and micronutrient deficiencies among refugees in Bangladesh - Multiple micronutrient powder (point-of-use fortification) - Adolescents

Programme: Control of anemia and micronutrient deficiencies among refugees in Bangladesh

Programme description

The MNP program was initiated in August 2008 in several age groups: children aged 6-59 months, adolescent girls, and pregnant and lactating women. At the start, the MNP program was not well accepted by the camp population; before that, they were used to receiving milk (perceived like food) and fresh vegetables. The MNP program in pregnant and lacating women was stopped in 2012 due to very low acceptability. The acceptance of the MNPs in the other two groups increased over the years, however a large number of beneficiaries are still asking to change the MNP to something else.

Programme type

Other

References

Information retrieved from the Home Fortification Technical Advisory Group. http://www.hftag.org/

Target group: 
Adolescents
Females
Infants and young children
Internally displaced people (IDPs)/refugees
Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
Age group: 
6-59 months

Revision log

DateUserLogState
Tue, 11/01/2016 - 14:30engesveenkEdited by kmzillmer.published
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 20:32kmzillmerCreated by kmzillmer.draft