Action - Integrated Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS & TB (IMHAT) Prevention and Control Project - Complementary feeding promotion and/or counselling - Women of reproductive age (WRA)

Programme: Integrated Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS & TB (IMHAT) Prevention and Control Project

Programme description

The goal of the IMHAT Project is to contribute to the reduction and prevention of malnutrition, HIV/AIDS, TB and thereby contribute to reduction of child mortality rates in the Nadowli, Kintampo South and Tolon-Kumbungu districts. The specifc objectives of the project include the following: 1.Improved quality of diet for children under-five years and families 2.Improved access to essential health services and a healthy environment 3. Improved household food security 4. Strengthen capacity of World Vision, communities and partner institutions to implement programs to address malnutrition, health(including HIV/TB) and food security issues.

Programme type



Budget(2009-2012)= US$667,757

Start date:


End date:

Nadowli, Tolon-Kumbungu, and Kintampo South districts respectively in the Upper West, Northern and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana
Target group: 
Women of reproductive age (WRA)
Primary health care center
Implementation details : 

1. Train 105 GHS staff and CBSVs in Community Based Growth Promotion (CBGP) 2. Institute CBGP in 15 poor and hard to reach communities including visits to OVCs under 5 to make sure these children go for growth monitoring3. Train 60 GHS, World Vision staff in Infant and Young Child Nutrition counselling4. Provide equipment for growth monitoring and counseling5. Carry out quarterly food demonstration sessions including low-labour nutritious meals that can be prepared/managed by mothers who are ill in communities using nutrient and energy dense locally available foods 6. Intensify monthly nutrition and health education for mothers and other caregivers, including appropriate messages for HIV+ve mothers through CBSV, CCC and health staff

Target population size : 
Outcome indicator(s): 

% of children< 2 years underweight % of children 12-23 months who are still breastfeeding % of sick children 6-59 month who received increased fluids and continues feeding during an illness in the last 2 weeks % of children 6-59 month attending growth promotion sessions at least once every 3 months % of children 6-59 months who ate solid or semi-solid food at least the minimum recommended no. of times 24hrs preceding survey

M&E system: 

<p>Key performance indicators were baselined to establish coverage at the beginning of the project. Monitoring of project interventions are conducted monthly. Monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports(narrative and financial) are collated to inform management decisions. These reports are shared with key stakeholders. Midterm and endterm project evalutions will be conducted.</p>


Midterm evaluation has been conducted and results are being analysed.

Outcome reported by social determinants: 
Vulnerable groups


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