40024-012: Vitamin A and Deworming for Improved Nutrition (formerly Salt & Flour Fortification for Improved Nutrition)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
(i) Reduce child mortality, morbidity and improve physical growth, cognitive development and future productivity of 1.8 million children in poor provinces. (ii) Improve impact, reach and cost-effectiveness of Government investments to improve nutrition including the reduction of anemia and vitamin A deficiencies. Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Grant No. 9098
|Approval Date||17 Nov 2006|
|Closing Date||09 Sep 2011|
|Geographical Location||18 provinces have been identified according to national nutrition survey data that provide information on micronutrient deficiency levels (e.g. vitamin A deficiency) and other standard nutrition criteria such as growth figures (height and weight).|
Health and social protection
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Indigenous People: C
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