Nutrition Iniative To Curb Malnutrition

Nutrition Nurses (5 Positions)

During 2013-14, it will take off in 100 districts that have the worst maternal and child health track record. In the second phase it will be scaled up to include 100 more districts. Multi sectoral programs involving different ministries such as women & child development (WCD), health, rural development, panchayati raj, etc. will be introduced to address maternal and child nutrition.
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Responsible for making the order for supplies to the Nutrition Supervisor according to the expected number of beneficiaries for the day and follows up to ensure this supplies are available before the start of the programs each day. With the Nutrition Supervisor, identifies any mistakes and capacity gaps that lead to poor achievement and adherence to the IMAM protocols. This means that the Nutrition Nurse closely monitors the performance of the nutrition site in comparison to the acceptable performance sphere standards. Assists in the other team members to implementation of home visits of deserving beneficiaries, i.e follow-up of non-respondents, defaulters and potential defaulters The Nutrition Nurse will work with the Nutrition Supervisor and the Community Outreach Supervisor to conduct community sensitization through community sessions as well as other health education activities With the Nutrition Supervisor, Community Outreach Supervisor and Health Supervisor, develop coherent health and nutrition messages and pass them to the community including nutrition program objectives and approach. Support the nutrition team especially the distributers to monitor the stocks by filling the daily stock cards.
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