Coordination mechanism:Working Group
Year of activation: 2013
NCC: UNICEF NOC FT (double-hatting)
IMO:UNICEF NOB FT (ongoing)
Other: Consultants (Nutrition Officers and IMOs) at Provincial Level
UNICEF and government co-lead at federal level and UNICEF and government co-leads at provincial level.
January to December 2021
Covid-19 pandemic affected the services in the country and funding constrained resulted in closure of health facilities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Sindh provinces although advocacy continued with donors at national and regional level for allocation of additional funds. Balochistan province lacks funding from government and there is no PC-1 in the reporting year.
Note: *The funding received are carried forward from the year 2020.
Issues reported on the quality of RUTF is not yet resolved and all efforts are made by Nutrition team and supply colleagues to manage this matter at earliest to avoid disruption in the continuation of nutrition services.
To fill the gap in the supply chain nutrition section mobilized its internal resources to procure supplies for ECHO and CERF projects and both received 03 months No Cost Extension to reach the agreed targets. However, supplies shortage remained a major challenge in the country in the reporting year. With the close coordination with partners supplies forecast is being considered critically for the next year planning.
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