Technical Assistance and Advocacy Support for Effective Implementation of IMAM Program

Aasaman Nepal in line with the Government of Nepal commitment to fight against hunger and poverty is teaming up with UNICEF in implementing INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE MALNUTRITION in Dolpa and Dadeldhura. IMAM Program focuses on the integration of effective management of acute malnutrition into the ongoing routine health services at all levels of the health facilities whilst still striving for maximum coverage.It also aims to integrate the management of acute malnutrition across the sectors to ensure that treatment is linked to support for continued rehabilitation of cases and to wider malnutrition prevention programmer and services focused on the critical 1000 day window

 GOAL malnutrion-pic

  • To reduce mortality and morbidity risks in children under five due to acute malnutrition;
  • To rehabilitate children with acute malnutrition to a state of health in which they are able to sustain their recovery on discharge;
  • To prevent the condition of children with acute malnutrition from deteriorating thus requiring more intensive treatment;
  • Contribute to the prevention of acute malnutrition in young children in the critical 1000 day window; and
  • Prevent microelectronic deficiency disorders among under five year old children associated with acute malnutrition.

PROJECT DURATION 

July 2016-January 2018

TARGET DISTRICTS

  • Dolpa and Dadeldhura districts

TARGET GROUP

Pregnant Women -5388,Lactating mother -2248,0-5 children-1873,6 months to 5 years of age,SAM-757,MAM-4150,Health workers-510

Implementing  Partner 

unicef