Assam to launch child nutrition programme - Under the program, nutrition education and counseling, quality ante-natal care, Vitamin -A will be given to children, adolescents and pregnant women
Guwahati: 23rd April 2012
Assam Government will launch Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) programme—to reduce malnutrition and anemia—by early next month. “It will be carried out at Lahowal Block in Dibrugarh and Sipajahr Block in Darrang district on pilot basis under Chief Minister Vision for Women and Children 2016 programme,” official sources said. National Rural Health Mission, Social Welfare, Education Department and UNICEF will jointly implement the programme.
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