The Bangladesh Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) Home Fortification Program Phase II (2014-2018) is one of GAIN’s programs that aims to improve infants’ and young children’s nutritional status funded by Children Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF). The objectives of the program are to: catalyse large scale access to and utilisation of MNPs by children of 6-59 months of age on a sustained basis; and cover 4 million under five children over a period of five years, and reduce anaemia by 10%.
The program seeks to promote home fortification with Micronutrient Powders (MNPs) in the broader context of optimum complementary feeding, and comprises of three components:
The programme particularly focuses on 170 sub-districts (164 sub-districts and 6 urban slums of Dhaka). The programme is being managed by GAIN and delivered jointly by GAIN, BRAC, the Social Marketing Company (SMC), and Renata.
|Location||Bangladesh, South Asia|