The SPRING project provided a summary of the nutrition situation, a comparison between the UDHS 2011 and the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan targets which gives sub-regional snapshots of the factors affecting malnutrition in the country and how the implementation of a national nutrition policy may vary across the regions.
Assessing Chronic Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Karamoja Region
The UGAN is working in collaboration with the Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) to develop nutrition training materials targeting tea workers in the Fort Portal Region of Uganda. The materials will be used by the ETP to deliver a short but impactful programme aimed at tackling malnutrition amongst tea communities in the Fort Portal region. Overall […]
The Uganda Nutrition Action Plan (UNAP), a national agenda to improve nutrition, outlines the multi-sectoral nutrition coordination framework including national and district authorities. The overall coordination of nutrition programming under the Nutrition Secratariat in the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) has established District Nutrition Coordination Committees (DNCCs) who are expected to provide leadership for […]
The Makerere University-Johns Hopkins Research Collaboration (MU-JHU) shared some IYCF documentation covering their experience of implementing the WHO 2010 IYCF guidelines specifically the attitudes of the HIV infected women.
The Karamoja Region of Uganda faces chronic food and nutrition insecurity. For years, the Government of Uganda and development partners have provided food and nutrition services in the region; however, food and nutrition insecurity still persists. This study conducted in May 2013 in Moroto and Kaabong districts found that: 1). The causes of malnutrition were […]