Strengthening of IYCF-E services for displaced populations in IDP camps of  Herat and Badghis western region, Afghanistan: Filed report

Strengthening of IYCF-E services for displaced populations in IDP camps in Herat and Badghis in the western region, Afghanistan: Field report

The north-western part of Afghanistan has been severely impacted by drought in 2018.  The drought response has consisted of a two-fold approach – on the one side an intensification of screening and support to health facilities delivering services and on the other, a scale up of mobile health and nutrition teams to reach children & PLWs in settlements and hard to reach locations. While breastfeeding is a very common norm and practice in Afghanistan, the practice of optimal IYCF practices remains a major problem

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