Pregnant women lactating mothers focus for Poshan Abhiyan says WCD Dept

  • | Thursday | 22nd July, 2021

New delhi: The Delhi Government WCD department has now turned its focus towards strengthening the Poshan Abhiyan programme to reach out to more pregnant women, lactating mothers and children with nutrition-related interventions. Poshan Abhiyan is a programme to improve nutritional outcomes for children, adolescents, pregnant women and lactating mothers by leveraging technology, a targeted approach and convergence. According to the WCD Department, recently, they have augmented human resources along with system strengthening. As per officials, to create more accountable systems, the digital platforms provided by Poshan Tracker were rolled out. As per the official, some design-related challenges in the application such as for pregnant women and only one child could be marked, non-inclusion of lactating mothers even though the pregnant mother was included, were highlighted to the WCD Ministry.

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