To reduce stunting rate from 48% to 43% in first five years in Sindh by increasing ‘and expanding coverage of health interventions, that are known to reduce stunting in first five years of children’s lives.
Stunting or low height for age is an affected physical growth of children with effects largely irreversible and resulting from consistent maternal and new born malnutrition. The World scenario indicates that out of 128 countries Pakistan’s position is 14th with 44% country wide prevalence of stunting.
Multidimensional Poverty report 2016 developed by Ministry of Planning, Development & Reforms with Technical Cooperation of UNDP states “the poor people in Pakistan experience 19.7% deprivations and country’s multidimensional poverty headcount ratio is estimated at 38.8% of population”
To improve health and nutrition status of children and mothers by rapidly expanding and enhancing coverage of intervention in all districts of Sindh, both through facility and community action plan.
Welcome to the website of Accelerated Action Plan (AAP). AAP is an initiative of Health Department, Government of Sindh. The goal of program is to improve health and nutrition status of children and mothers by rapidly expanding and enhancing coverage of intervention in all districts of Sindh, both through facility and community action plan. AAP is a multi sectoral approach work with other sectors like Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries, WASH Local Govt, Education, Population Welfare and Social Welfare etc.
Interventions at OTP Sites and NSCs
Interventions at Community Outreach
Ameeran from Tharparkar, Sakrio
Ameeran belongs to the village Sakrio, UC Peran Jo Par, district Tharparkar. The occupation of his father is a Laborer. His family belongs to an underprivileged family and lives in an unhygienic environment.
Habibullah from Kashmore, Nijawat Bahalkani.
Habibullah belongs to the village Nijawat Bahalkani, UC Ghouspur, district Kashmore. The occupation of the Family is a Farmer. His family belongs to a joint family system.
Deva from Ghotki, Ali Bag, Jam Arab Mehar.
A child belongs to village Jam Arab Mehar, UC Ali Baig, district Ghotki. The family lives in a Grass Hut without a boundary wall, where no toilet is available. The family is living in very poor hygiene conditions.
Momin from Sukkur, Ali Wahan Arain.
Momin belongs to the village Ali Wahan Arain, UC Arain, district Sukkur. The occupation of the family is a farmer. His family belongs to an underprivileged family and lives in an unhygienic environment.