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The Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM) Control Programme - Breastfeeding promotion and/or
counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
The Protein-Energy Malnutrition (PEM) Control Programme
The components were counselling for breastfeeding and complementary feeding; vitamin A campaigns; iron in pregnancy; hygiene,
sanitation and deworming for kindergartens; growth monitoring; and nutrition products for malnourished children.
By 2005 an estimated 100 000 CHNWs (nutrition collaborators) were in place for an intensity of approximately 1 CHNW per 70 households,
i.e. 75:1000 households. Resource intensity was about US$ 0.70/household per year, excluding district and commune costs.
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 PEM Contro, Programme is retrieved from the ENA Part II where PEM Control
Programme is one of 32 large-scale community-based programs that has been reviewed in detail and evaluated.
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