Improving nutrition in Afghanistan through a community-based growth monitoring and promotion programme: A pre-post evaluation in five districts

@inproceedings{Mayhew2014ImprovingNI,
  title={Improving nutrition in Afghanistan through a community-based growth monitoring and promotion programme: A pre-post evaluation in five districts},
  author={Maureen Mayhew and Paul Ickx and Hedayatullah Stanekzai and Taufiq Mashal and William Newbrander},
  booktitle={Global public health},
  year={2014}
}
In Afghanistan, malnutrition in children less than 60 months of age remains high despite nutritional services being offered in health facilities since 2003. Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health solicited extensive community consultation to develop pictorial community-based growth monitoring and promotion (cGMP) tools to help illiterate community health workers (CHWs) provide nutritional assessment and counselling. The planned evaluation in the five districts where cGMP was implemented… CONTINUE READING