Description/achievement of initiative
The Initiative seek to promote and ensure healthy lives and well being of pregnant women, lactating mothers and under five children by distributing micronutrients such as Multivitamins, Vitamin A, and Albendazole (deworming tablet) in urban slums, among vulnerable groups and hard to reach rural population group and reduce the incidence of maternal and child malnutrition and preventable dietary diseases associated mortality in the Nigeria and African region.
1. Consultation meetings and Advocacy visits to Ministries of Women Affairs, Health and Community/ Traditional and Religious Leaders and Community Health Facilities/ Health Workers2. Mobilization of community/ religious institutions3. Inception Training for Project teams4. Project Activity (Distribution of Multivitamins, Vitamin A, & Albendazole (deworming tablets))5. Monitoring & Evaluations6 .Review meetings7. Project Administration
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
1. Inception training for Project team2. Community capacity building training and sensitization on Multivitamins using posters3. Religious organizations capacity buildings using poster
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
Vitamin Angels - (Field Partner) Daniel Iroegbu Global Dental Health Care Foundation - other Local NGOs/ Partners/ Government Agencies - Community Beneficiary - Household level distribution (Project sites) - Monitoring & Evaluation - Project Administration
Vitamin Angels, Ministries of Health - Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi States, UNICEF, Presbyterian Church of Nigeria