One of the major impediments to developing programmatic action against micronutrient deficiency among women of reproductive age has been the lack of adequate indicators. MDD-W is an attempt to fill that gap.
This third progress report presents highlights of operational developments in the European Union’s (EU) external assistance concerned with nutrition and provides updates on progress towards its two commitments in nutrition:
UNICEF/2017.Human Interest Story. Community health center of Nikoly, a town located in Tsihombe District, southern Madagascar- weekly monitoring and treatment of acute malnutrition (SAM). ECHO-/SF/BUD/2017/91007
UNICEF/2016. Tackling malnutrition in Madagascar. A survey run by UN agencies in Madagascar in early 2016 found that only less than 20% of the crops planted during the current season will be harvested. This is caused by poor rainy seasons over past years and an ongoing dry spell.
UNICEF/2017. SUCCESS STORY WATER TRUCKING. Transport d’Eau Potable pour les communautés isolés, Anosy, Amboasary Sud, Tanandava Sud, Tanandava. 'Improving the survival of children affected by severe acute malnutrition in the El Nino drought affected regions of southern Madagascar'.