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The Tanzania Iringa Joint Nutrition Support Programme (JNSP) - Nutrition education -
Women of reproductive age (WRA)
The Tanzania Iringa Joint Nutrition Support Programme (JNSP)
The Tanzania Iringa Joint Nutrition Support Programme (JNSP) ran from 1984?1991. Children less than 5 years of age and women were
targeted, and selection was not based on socioeconomic status.
Large scale programmes
Resource intensity of the JNSP ranged from US$ 8?US$ 17/child per year (US$ 30/child per year total cost, equivalent to US$ 6 million).
Intensity as measured by personnel was 2 village health workers/village (1220 total) or 1:40 children.
WHO (2013) Essential Nutrition Actions ? Improving maternal, newborn, infant and young child health and nutrition, which provides a
compact of WHO guidance on nutrition interventions targeting the first 1000 days of life. Part I presents the interventions currently
recommended by WHO, summarizes the rationale and the evidence, and describes the actions require to implement them. Part II provides
an analysis of community-based interventions aimed at improving nutrition and indicates how effective interventions can be delivered in an
integrated fashion. It shows how the essential nutrition actions described in the first part have been implemented in large-scale
programmes in various settings, what the outcomes have been, and to examine the evidence for attribution of changes in nutritional
outcomes to programme activities. This summary of JNSP is retrieved from the ENA Part II where JNSP is one of 32 large-scale
community-based programs that has been reviewed in detail and evaluated.
Date de dbut
United Republic of Tanzania
Nutrition education and counselling
Canal de l'intervention:
Niveau de couverture