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Title MOTHERS' AND CHILDREN'S HEALTH AND NUTRITION IN THE CENTER-WEST REGION, BURKINA FASO: PROTECTING THE FIRST 1,000 DAYS OF LIFE – CRUCIAL FOR A CHILD'S GROWTH
Place Regione del Centro Ovest, Distretti sanitari di Koudougou, Leo, Nanoro, Reo,Sapouy in Burkina Faso
Duration 36 months (2015-2017)
Partnerships
  • LVIA - Associazione Internazionale Volontari Laici
  • Medicus Mundi Italia (Head of the project)
Local Partners  Direzione Regionale della Salute del Centro-Ovest del Burkina Faso (DRS)
Co-financers

 Logo AICS Agenzia Italiana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo

pdfRead more about it in "La Cooperazione Italia Informa", April 2017, page 33 - Italian only!

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Supporters  Privats
Project goals Accelerating the reduction of chronic child malnutrition in the Center-West region. In particular, the project aims at improving the coverage of healthcare services offered in the region's medical centers in the fields of prevention, screening, and the take in charge of chronic child malnutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child's life.
Beneficiaries

Beneficiaries

  • approximately 180,000 pregnant women and 150,000 mothers in post-partum phase expected in the medical centers;
  • 47,000 children aged 0-23 months treated in the 65 Health Centers of the Nanoro and Reo Districts, 35,000 of whom are aged between 6 and 23 months;
  • 300 socio-healthcare members of staff trained.

The project will also have an impact on all the communities of reference of the Central-West Region, through actions of educational, health, and social animative, to the individual but also for families.

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Photogallery 

Selection and training of 65 community animators for support services provided to healthcare staff at the Health Centers for children aged 0-23 months

 Formatione TS 2015 1 da invioFormatione TS 2015 13Formation animatrices 2Formation animatrices 3Formation animatrices 4Formation animatrices 6Formation animatrice 1Formation animatrice 5Formazione TS 2015 2Formazione TS 2015 3Formazione TS 2015 5Formazione TS 2015 6Formazione TS 2015 7Formazione TS 2015 8Formazione TS 2015 9 da invioFormazione TS 2015 12Formazione TS 20165 11 da invioFormazione TS 20165 14
Basic hygiene lessons  Divers 002Divers 004Divers 005Divers 006Divers cDivers w

Consultation at the Health and Social Promotion Centers of Goala, Saw, Somassi, Temnaoré e Zerkoum

 Consultation à GoalaConsultation à SoawConsultation à Somassi 1Consultazione al dispensarioConsultazione al dispensario 2Controllo crescita a Temnaoré genn. 14 021Copie de Temnaore aCopie de Temnaore bCopie de Zerkoum 3Copie de Zerkoum 6
Checking malnutrition at an Health Center   Divers 014Divers 023Divers 038Divers 039Divers 040Divers 042
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