NSP

The overall goal of the Nutrition Support Program Sindh (NSP) is to improve the nutritional status of male and female children under five years and that of pregnant and lactating women, with a priority focus on malnourished amongst the poor and other disadvantaged, including women, the girl-child, children with disabilities, ethnic and religious minorities, and socially marginalized occupational and settler groups in nine districts of Sindh province.

 

  • A 1 point % per year reduction in the proportion of children less than 05 years old who are stunted, with current provincial rate of stunting as 50%.
  • A 30% reduction in the proportion of children less than 05 years with severe acute malnutrition.
  • Proportion of women of reproductive age who are anemic (Hb<12g/dL) reduced from current 60% to 50%.
  • Ensuring availability of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) and Community based Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) services to the population of the nine districts in the province of Sindh with a focus on economically, socially and physically disadvantaged by 2016;
  • Reducing the levels of micronutrient malnutrition among male and female children (including children with disabilities) less than five, pregnant and lactating women in the nine districts of Sindh by 2016; and
  • Strengthening institutional capacity for effective implementation, research and evaluation of the nutrition interventions at all levels

 

Website: Nutrition Support Program (NSP)