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Tamil Nadu Integrated Nutrition Project I (TINP I) - Vitamin A supplementation - Infants and
young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
Tamil Nadu Integrated Nutrition Project I (TINP I)
The Tamil Nadu Integrated Nutrition Project I (TINP I) ran from 1980 to 1989.
Large scale programmes
Community health workers (CHWs) for TINP I was reported as 1:150 households, or 40;1000 households. Resource intensity was
previously estimated as US$ 9,50/household per year.
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 TINP Iis retrieved from the ENA Part II where TINP I is one of 32 large-scale
community-based programs that has been reviewed in detail and evaluated.
Vitamin A supplementation
Coverage level (%):
Other lessons learnt :
<p>There are important issues related to data sources. Data on residents in TINP and non- TINP