Goal :
Strengthening health service delivery by improving access to Health and Nutrition interventions and emergency referral support by IDPs and affected communities in Sittwe, Pauktaw,Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U, Minbya, Myebon and Kyauk Phyu Townships in Rakhine State, in partnership with Department of Health (DOH).

To reduce morbidity and mortality of under five children and women due to common childhood illnesses and communicable diseases such as diarrhea, ARI/Pneumonia, and others among IDPs and affected communities in target townships in Rakhine State by providing life-saving health services.
: To reduce and prevent morbidity and mortality of under five children and women by treating acute malnourished under children and by providing micronutrient supplementation to under five children and pregnant and lactating women.

Implementing Township : Sittwe, Pauktaw , Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U, Minbya, Myebon, Kyauk Phyu

Approach: Community based, Humanitarian project

Duration : 19 Oct 2017 – 18 Dec 2019

• Provision of emergency lifesaving health services including treatment of diarrhea, pneumonia and other common illness and emergency referral support
• Dissemination of health education on prevention of common illnesses and correct treatment seeking behavior
: Nutrition
• MUAC, W/H screening for acute malnutrition among children of 6-59 months and provision of therapeutic feeding for Severe Acute Malnourished (SAM) and multi-micronutrient sprinkles for under five children
• Provision of MMN tablets for P & L women and nutrition education on prevention of malnutrition and appropriate infant and young child feeding
• Conducting the MUAC rapid assessment as required

Funded by : UNICEF