USAID partners reiterate commitment to combat malnutrition in Nigeria

United States Agency For International Development, Usaid-Integrated Health Program, Ihp, In Ebonyi State, Have Said They Are Targeting Over Six Hundred And Eight Thousand Children To Receive Vitamin A, Deworming Drugs, And Health Education For Malnourished Children In That State.
The Program Manager Of The Integrated Health Program And Focal Person For This Year’s Maternal Newborn Child Health Week In Ebonyi State, Ogbu Miracle, Made This Know During A One-Day Training, With Staff Of Primary Health Centers In Ebony State.
Ogbu Said Ihp In Ebonyi State Will Provide Vitamin A Drugs And Every Child That Is Less Than 5 And 5 Years Will Benefit From The Supplementation Including Deworming Tablets, During The Maternal Newborn Child Health Week.
Ogbu Said The Agency Will Also Check For Nutritional Status, Using Mid-Upper Arm Circumference Measurements To Check Children Who Are Malnutrished. Saying That They Will Provide Iron-Folic To Pregnant Mothers, And Educate Caregivers On Issues Regarding Family Planning, Lasser Fever Prevention, And Covid-19 Prevention.
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