Maternal and Child Micronutrient Nutrition Program
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.

Implementation methodologies

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
Progress reports
Goal 2
Goal 3
Annual reports and picture
Quarter reports and Picture
Semi-annual reports and pictures
Financing (in USD)
10,000 USD
In-kind contribution
Multivitamins, Vitamins A, Albendazole (deworming tablets) from Vitamin Angels, Poster
Staff / Technical expertise
Nutritionist, Public Health Consultants, Doctors and Nurses

Basic information
Time-frame: 03/2016 - 02/2020
Vitamin Angels, Ministries of Health - Abia, Enugu and Ebonyi States, UNICEF, Presbyterian Church of Nigeria
Contact information
Iroegbu Daniel Ifegwu, Mr, dannyogwo@yahoo.com
United Nations