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1st July 2017 – 30th Jun, 2020

Area: Emergency Response, Nutrition
Name of the Project: Public Nutrition Program - Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) Project
Duration of The Project: 1st July 2017 – 31th Dec, 2019
Role of the Consultant: Sole Consultant
Provinces: Parwan, Khost and Paktika
Description of the project and scope of services:
  • Implementing Public Nutrition Program under Targeted Supplementary Feeding Program (TSFP) in Parwan, Khost and Paktika provinces of Afghanistan.
  • To treat moderate acute malnourished children age 6-59 months and acute malnourished pregnant and lactating women in target areas during the project period
  • To increase nutrition awareness of pregnant and lactating women and MAM children caregivers and promote optimal behaviors among them through social behavior change communication (SBCC)
  • Treat acutely malnourished pregnant and lactating women (AM-PLW) from the second trimester up to their sixth month of breastfeeding.
  • Increase awareness of malnourished pregnant & lactating women on optimal infant and young child feeding, and maternal nutrition.
  • Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the PLW that includes: anthropometry (MUAC), medical history, and physical examination
  • Monitor the progress of the woman’s nutritional status
  • Verify and exclude the presence of medical complications
  • Make a referral, follow-up home visit, or discharge as appropriate
  • Probe woman on the daily ration size, storage, and use of supplementary ration
  • In case of absence, pass the information and pay visit to the house of the child to know the reason for absence.
  • Ensure continued counselling for ante natal / post-natal care and IYCF
  • Where possible, give a demonstration of how to use Plump Supplement
  • Record the mothers’ registration number on ALL documentation
  • Give the schedule of the next TSFP visit

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