Workshop on Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition and use of ICT

  Insititute of Development Studies Jaipur

  Jan 18 to 18 Jan,2014

Approximately one crore Children die of malnutrition in the world. India too has a large number of deaths due to malnutrition. Rajasthan also has been facing the problem. Seeing the gravity of the situation IDS organized a one day workshop on January 18, 2014 along with Indian Council of Child Welfare and Flair jointly on Community Based Management of Acute Malnutrition and usage of ICT. There were 90 participants in this workshop. The workshop was inaugurated by Shri Neeraj K. Pawan, Additional Director N.H.H. The participants were given information about various aspects of handling of malnutrition – community level identification of malnutrition through MUAC, facilities available at malnutrition training centres, transportation facilities available to reach the malnutrition centres, allowances for parents of malnourished children, counselling of parents to approach the malnutrition centre etc.