Second Round MNCH week lunched in Emir’s place, Tsafe.

The Hon, Com Health represented the Perm Sec Health MOH, in the company of the Executive Secretary SPHCB Alh Yusuf A Musa, other directors launched the second round of MNCh week activities in the emir’s palace, in Tsafe LGA, Zafara State. In his remark, the ES highlighted the benefit of the MNCH week. According to him:

Lunching of second round of
MNCH week

The main objective of MNCHW is to reduce morbidity mortality in mothers children under 5 years of age in Zamfara State, through ensuring Mother caregivers access: routine immunization as scheduled, for missed opportunities; mobilize the community create dem for routine services; ensure that at least 80% of children 6-59 months are given Vitamin A every 6 months; deworm children 12-59 months every 6 months in the target LGAs; screen for acute malnutrition in children; 6-59months appropriate referral when malnourished; provide focused ANC – Iron-Folate, SP for pregnant women, HIV Counseling Testing (HCT); distribute LLINs to pregnant, lactating women under-five children; provide health education on key household practices.

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