District-based Mainstreaming Nutrition Project in Rural Pakistan

NCT ID: NCT00816946


Title
Scaling up Evidence-based Nutrition Interventions to Address Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Pakistan: a District-based Demonstration Project in Rural Sindh
Purpose
This study aims to provide evidence regarding the feasibility of integrating an enhanced maternal and child care health education package into the existing curricula of the National Program for Family Planning and Primary Health Care (LHW Program) and evaluating the feasibility of scaling-up as well as the impact on birth outcomes, nutritional status, morbidity patterns and overall survival patterns at the community level.
Details
This project aims to do the following: - To evaluate the operational feasibility of integrating an enhanced health education and nutrition package into the existing curriculum of the National Program for FP/PHC (LHW Program) - Impact of the implementation of the full package of evidence-based nutrition interventions on the nutrition status, morbidity patterns and overall survival patterns in the district
Conditions
Malnutrition
Keywords
malnutrition, growth
Source
Aga Khan University
Sponsors
Aga Khan University, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, The National Programme of Family Planning and Primary Health Care(Lady Health Worker, Programme), Government of Pakistan
Status
Completed
Acronym
NF Nutrition
Last Updated
08 Aug 2011
URL
Official Link
Locations
Pakistan