Development Partners’ Workshop on Nutrition 29th April 2017


Ms. Sharmistha Chakraborty

Group photo with Ms. Sharmistha Chakraborty from Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security during the Development Partners’ workshop on Nutrition in Bhopal on 29th April 2017.

Madhya Pradesh is a leading state in India in terms of malnutrition. In support of the above cause, Action Against Hunger-India organised a state level ‘Workshop on Nutrition’ in Bhopal on the 29th of April where a host of development partners including UNICEF, Wadhwani Initiative for Sustainable Healthcare (WISH Foundation), Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI), CARE India, Save the Children, Johns Hopkins Program for International Education in Gynaecology and Obstetrics (JHPIEGO), Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Evidence Action, NHM and ICDS participated with the Coalition for Food and Nutrition Security (CFNS).

Mr. Arish Syed
Mr. Arish Syed, ED - AAH/FHF welcoming the participants during the Bhopal workshop.

The workshop was intended towards sharing -

  • a) Knowledge on all aspects of nutrition.
  • b) The main outcomes of AAH/FHF’s interventions in Burhanpur district, Madhya Pradesh, and
  • c) Information about the CMAM pilot (POSHAN) implemented by NHM, Rajasthan.

The workshop saw a participation of 47 members. It brought about a clear pathway for all development partners to strategize a plan of action to address the burden of malnutrition in the state. The workshop provided common platform to all the development partners to address the issue of malnutrition.

Mr. Arish Syed
(from left) Mr. Arish Syed, ED-AAH/FHF; Dr. Santosh Shukla, State Immunization Officer, NHM, GoMP; Shri Naveen Jain, MD-NHM, GoR and Smt Rajpal Kaur, Additional Director, ICDS, GoMP at the dais during the Bhopal workshop.
Ms. Bhami Vora
Ms. Bhami Vora, HoD-Nutrition & Health, AAH explaining the Burhanpur intervention to the participants during the Bhopal workshop.
Smt. Rajpal Kaur
Smt. Rajpal Kaur, Additional Director- ICDS, WCD, Government of Madhya Pradesh, appreciated the efforts of the development partners to address the issue of malnutrition in the state during the Bhopal workshop.
Shri Naveen Jain
Shri Naveen Jain, Mission Director, NHM, Government of Rajasthan, spoke about the POSHAN programme of Government of Rajasthan to the participants during the Bhopal workshop.


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