The Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Hygiene Actions Reference Manual: Health Workers and Nutrition Managers accompanies The Essential Nutrition Actions and Essential Hygiene Actions Training Guide: Health Workers and Nutrition Managers manual.
This reference contains information such as UNICEF’s conceptual framework, contact points at which to deliver essential nutrition actions and essential hygiene actions, technical guidance on adolescent and women’s nutrition, family planning, infant and young child feeding, nutrition in the context of HIV, strategies for improving hygiene and sanitation, protocols for prevention of micronutrient deficiencies, integrated management of acute malnutrition, guidelines for counseling and negotiation with mother and caregivers, guidelines for facilitating community support groups, and checklists for conducting supportive supervision at community level.
The information is intended to improve health worker performance in the delivery of appropriate services and counseling at each consultation. Victoria Quinn, PhD, HKI, and Agnes Guyon, JSI. April 2015.
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