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IMPLEMENTED BY: PROGRAM ON APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH (PATH) AND ITS PARTNERS: CARE, THE MANOFF GROUP AND UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION. Collaborating Institutions: Private voluntary organizations Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

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Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IMPLEMENTED BY:

PROGRAM ON APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGIES FOR HEALTH (PATH)

AND ITS PARTNERS:

CARE, THE MANOFF GROUP AND UNIVERSITY RESEARCH CORPORATION


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Collaborating Institutions:

Private voluntary organizations

  • Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

  • Breastfeeding Promotion Network of India

  • The Emergency Nutrition Network

    Faith-based organizations

  • Christian Connections for International Health

  • Christian Children's Fund

    Universities

  • University of the Western Cape, South Africa

  • Uppsala University

  • Center for International Child Health at University College, London

  • University of Toronto


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Collaborating Institutions (con’t)

Professional organizations: International Pediatric Association

South-to-South partnerships:

South Africa's Health System Trust

  • University of the Western Cape

  • Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP)

  • Institute de Investigacion Nutricional ( IIN)

    Other organizations

  • The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

  • Macro International


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

USAID Core FundingUSAID Field Support

GH/HIDN/NUTCountry Missions

US$46 m. Ceiling Over 5 Years


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Three IYCN Goals:

  • Improve infant and young child nutritional status

  • Increase HIV-Survival

  • Improve maternal nutritional status

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Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN will achieve these goals by identifying, scaling-up and institutionalizing:

  • Cost-effective interventions to improve breastfeeding, complementary feeding and caring practices for all children and those at high risk for HIV and other infections

  • Cost-effective interventions to improve maternal nutritional status

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Photo: The Manoff Groups


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN WILL ALSO:

  • Develop public-private partnerships to increase the availability of high quality foods.

  • Increase national & donor commitment to improve infant and young child nutrition.

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Photo: The Manoff Group


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN Premise:

Is We Know What the Package is to Improve Nutritional Status

But

We Know Less About How to Implement Programs to Improve Nutritional Status

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Photo by: Carib Nelson, PATH


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Implementation Approaches:

  • Demand driven

  • Increase the contacts mothers have with people who can provide advice on IYCF

  • Understand the barriers and facilitating factors to changing practices

  • Evidence-based messages

  • Solve barriers to changing practices

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Photo by: Theresa Banda


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Implementation Approaches

  • Involve family members including fathers and communities in solving the problem of malnutrition

  • Focus on preventing malnutrition through integrated, community based activities

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Photo: Carrie Tudor


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

Implementation Approaches

  • Individualized counseling tailored to the caregiver’s situation and child’s needs

  • Two-way communication with client negotiating with the caregiver to try new practices and the client-provider plans to try new practices and follow-up

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Photo: by Irma Yolanda Núñez


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN Will Seek to Answer Specific Questions for the Country Context: What Percentage of Families Have Adequate Food But Inadequate Practices


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN will Seek To Answer Specific Questions for the Appropriate Country Context:

How Can We Improve the Quality of Complementary Foods for All Income Groups?

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Photo: Theresa Banda/Malawi MOA


Implemented by program on appropriate technologies for health path and its partners

IYCN WANTS TO LEARN FROM OTHERS AND SHARE EXPERIENCES TO FACILITATE IMPROVING THE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF CHILDREN

THANK YOU!

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Photo: The Manoff Group


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