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Stunted growth among children owing to malnutrition to be tackled: EG Collector

Kakinada ,Jun 29 (UNI) East Godavari Collector D Muralidhara Reddy has called upon the officials ICDS to take steps for tackling the problem of stunted growth owing to malnutrition among children in the age group of 0-6 years.

Addressing the district convergence plan committee on `Poshan abhiyan’ at Collectorate here on Saturday, he said, "the target of National nutrition mission was to bring down the stunting among children from the existing 38.4 per cent to 25 per cent by the year 2022 and efforts should be made to achieve the target."

He said Poshan abhiyan scheme was aimed at reducing malnutrition, anaemia among women and adolescent girls and low birth weight of children. He asked the officials concerned to review the progress of parameters, identify gaps and introduce effective interventions with coordinated efforts.

The Collector further suggested the medical and health department to ensure cent per cent achievement in breast feeding to children within one hour of birth, complementary feeding to children of 6- 36 months and promotion of sanitation at Anganwadi and health centers. He also asked them to ensure Vitamin A supplementation and iron, folic acid to adolescents, women of reproductive age and pregnant women.

The Collector also directed them to create awareness among people on personal hygiene, health and nutrition and make use of the self help groups for behavioral change communications. Joint Collector Ch Sathibabu, Project director ICDS Sukha Jeevan babu, Project director DRDA Madhusudanarao, CEO Zilla parishad Vidyasagar, Project director DWMA Venkataramana were among those attended.
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