Introduction

Eminence is implementing an urban IYCF intervention program I   Mirpur-13 and 14 of Dhaka City in Bangladesh which include both the slum and non-slum population of the area from 1st September 2009. Pregnant women and mothers of below 24 months of children is directly benefiting from this program.

The objective of the program is to improve the nutritional status of under five children through ‘Infant and Young Child Feeding Program (IYCF) by forming mother support group and making mult isectoral collaboration.

The program is designed to follow a multidisciplinary collaborative approach to counsel individual mother and the community people with the help of Mother support Group (MSG) and Coordination with different existing channels of the community.

Program Areas:

Sector-13 and 14 of Mirpur, Dhaka

Beneficiaries:

Pregnant women and mothers of below 24 months of children is directly benefiting from this program

Expected Outcome

Pregnant and lactating mother individually along with other family members as well as whole community in the sector- 13 and 14 of Mirpur, Dhaka area will make themselves aware and certainly enhance the nutritional status.

Networks

Social Presence