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Photos of Mid-Process Assessment of the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding Package in Nigeria

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH), with support from two USAID-funded global nutrition projects (IYCN and SPRING), has made a significant investment in the adaptation of the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (C-IYCF) Counseling Package to the Nigerian context. In spite of the global interest in the package, little is known about its impact on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition behaviors in the countries where it has been adapted. In 2014, after consultations with both SPRING and UNICEF, the FMOH agreed to conduct an evaluation of the package in one intervention site (Kajuru LGA) and one comparison site (Kauru LGA) in Kaduna State.

SPRING traveled to Kajuru LGA, Kaduna State, to conduct a mid-process assessment of the implementation of the C-IYCF counseling package in Nigeria.

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