Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition - Feeding practices including micronutrient deficiencies prevention, control of wasting, stunting and underweight
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The Essential Nutrition Actions (ENAs) Approach

Service Quality Self Assessment Tools - Facility Based
Family Planning Contact

Performance self-assessment tool for use by Key Stakeholders at key contact points - The following Essential Nutrition Actions (ENAs) are recommended:

Recommended ENAs at Family Planning Contact

Key stakeholders: health-workers, supporting staff  and VHT

Rating* Discuss and identify key gaps in provision and utilization of ENAs at Family Planning Contact
Correct use of Lactational Amenorrhea Method (LAM):

All pregnant women and lactating mothers are clearly explained on the correct use of LAM as family planning method based on the simultaneous existence of all conditions below:

1) Lactating mother did not get menses;
2) Baby is exclusively and frequently breastfed;
3) Baby is less than six months old.

Total 1: ….  
Maternal nutrition including Iron Deficiency Anaemia control:

All pregnant women and lactating mothers are counselled on:

  • Importance of birth spacing.
  • Increased energy intake through one to two additional meals a day during pregnancy and lactation.
  • Varied diet.
  • Reduced workload.
  • Daily intake of Iron/Folic Acid or multiple micronutrient supplementation according to protocol.
  • Daily use of iodized salt for all family members.
Total 2: ….  
OVERALL SCORE (TOTAL 1 + 2): .....  

Rating: 0 = insufficient; 1 = fair; 2 = good; 3 = very good; 4 = excellent

14 September, 2019

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