Nutrition Action Week (NAW) 2019

Nutrition Action Week(NAW)was organized by the nutrition sector partners from 18-28th March of this year for Rohingya population in Cox’s Bazar.The target of NAW was to feed at least 90% of 152,418 children (aged between 06-59 months) with vitamin A capsules along with screening all of them for identifying severely acute malnourished (SAM) and moderate acute malnutrition (MAM) children. In addition, disseminating the information on importance of breastfeeding practices, age-appropriate feeding practices and adolescent nutrition; were the parts of activities of this week. This is for the first time, 90 students from different universities from all over the country worked in 90 distribution sites during the action week.