Workshop on Nutrition Held in Kohima

  • | Saturday | 20th July, 2019

KOHIMA: A dissemination workshop on study of “Nutrition and its Determinants and Strategies in Nagaland” was held at the Directorate of Health & Family Welfare Kohima on Friday. He also said our traditional baby food for the infants are harmfully affecting the infant health. She also said that utilization of key maternal and child health and nutrition services remains weak in Nagaland, suggesting concerted efforts for improving antenatal care for the pregnancy and focus on increasing antenatal during the first trimester. For building capacity for the delivery of nutrition service and strengthening intersectoral coordination for nutrition should be done for the frontline workers (ASHAs and Anganwadi workers) and facility-based providers for effective delivery on nutrition services, she added. Dr Atoshe Sema, Additional Project Director of Nagaland Health Project, who chaired the programme, said the workshop has been funded by the South Asia Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (SAFANSI) and acknowledged the work led by Patrick Mullen and Dr Aarushi Bhatnagar.

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