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The Ministry of Health of Peru Trains Mothers in Charge of Communal Kitchens to Combat Anaemia in Young Children

On January 30, 2016, Peru’s Ministry of Health came together with the Ministry of Education for an event on anemia prevention. The event targeted mothers who coordinate communal kitchens in Lima and was comprised of training workshops. The main purpose of the training was to highlight the importance of dietary diversity, handwashing, and micronutrient supplements in anemia prevention. The training was part of a series of workshops developed by the Ministry of Health under the 2014–2016 National Plan to Reduce Chronic Child Malnutrition and Prevent Anaemia.

January 30, 2016