Action - Integrated Malnutrition, HIV/AIDS & TB (IMHAT) Prevention and Control Project - Oral rehydration solution promotion - Infants and young children

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

Community/sub-national

Cost

Budget(2009-2012)= US$667,757
Status: 
On-going

Start date:

January
2009

End date:

September
2013
Area: 
Urban
Place: 
Nadowli, Tolon-Kumbungu, and Kintampo South districts respectively in the Upper West, Northern and Brong Ahafo regions of Ghana
Target group: 
Infants and young children
Age group: 
0-59 months
Delivery: 
Community-based
Hospital/clinic
Primary health care center
Implementation details : 

1. Purchase ORS2. Distribute ORS to CBSVs and health facilities 3. Support GHS in providing quality treatment to children with diarrhoea5.Train GHS and World Vision Staffs in IMNCI4. Support GHS in carrying out follow-ups on IMNCI activities at health facility and community levels5.Produce/adapt and distribute IEC materials on control of diarrhea6.Carry out education on environmental sanitation and personal hygiene in communities

Target population size : 
77780
Outcome indicator(s): 

1.% of children with diarrhoea in the previous 2 weeks(or last episode of diarrhoea) who received ORT 2. % of health facilities(or alternative access point) with no stock out for ORT in the previous three months

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>

Baseline: 
Conducted
Post-intervention: 

Midterm evaluation has been conducted and results are being analysed

Outcome reported by social determinants: 
Vulnerable groups

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