Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers & Children, Government of Balochistan
The Government of Balochistan Health Department is implemeneting the “Balochistan Nutrition Project for Mothers and Children” supported by World Bank led by “Multi Donor Trust Fund” for improving the nutrition services in the province. The interventions under this project will be implemented in seven districts namely Kharan, Panjgur, Noshki, Kohlu, Sibi, Zhob and Killa Saifullah both at the community level and health facility level.
Components of BNPMC
- Addressing general malnutrition among children (<5), PLWs.
- Addressing Micronutrient Malnutrition.
- Behavior Change Communication.
- Strengthen Institutional arrangement and capacity.
- Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation System.
The overall Objective of the program is to improve the nutritional status of children <5 and PLWs by improving the coverage of effective nutrition interventions with a priority focus on malnourished amongst the poor and other disadvantaged, including women ,nutritionally vulnerable groups, ethnic/religious minorities, and socially marginalized occupational and settler groups in focused districts.
Jam Kamal Khan
Chief Minister Balochistan
Capt. (R) Tahir Zafar Abbasi
Special Secretary Health
DG Health Services
Dr. Amin Khan Mandokhail
Program Districts in Balochistan
Balochistan Nutrition Program for Mothers & Children (BNPMC):Districts : 1.Kharan , 2.Killa Saifullah , 3.Kohlu , 4.Nushki , 5.Panjgur , 6.Sibi , 7.Zhob
Food For Peace Project (FFPP) :
Districts : 1.Lasbela, 2.MusaKhel , 3.Chaghi, 4.Quetta, 5.Sherani
Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF):
Districts: 1.killa Abdullah
Emergency Nutrition Interventions in Drought Affected Districts:
Districts : 1.Pishin, 2.Kachhi, 3.Jhal Magsi, 4.Dera Bugti, 5.Washuk, 6.Gwadar, 7.Duki