Implementation of Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Program in Jajarkot

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The project titled “Technical Support for Implementation of CMAM” was carried out in Jajarkot district, with UNICEF as the client. The lead firm provided services valued at Rs. 83,69,190.00, funded by UNICEF. The consultancy assignment spanned from FY 2067/068, commencing on June 28, 2010, and concluding on May 30, 2011.

The project aimed to provide technical support to the District Health Office in Jajarkot for the implementation of the Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program. The activities encompassed capacity building of health workers and program implementation, including conducting a District Planning meeting, District Training of Trainers (ToT), health worker training, stabilizing center training, establishing WASH corners at health facilities, advocacy for water supply management, support for VDCs to declare Open Defecation Free (ODF) status, VHW/MCHW Training, FCHV Training, program review, store management training, monitoring of OTPs (Outpatient Therapeutic Programs), behavior change communication (BCC) activities, supervision, and monitoring. The firm also managed logistics for the program.

The services provided by the firm included conducting the District Planning meeting, health worker training, VHWs and MCHWs training, FCHV training, program review in all 30 VDCs, establishment of WASH corners at all health facilities in the district, advocacy for water supply management, support for VDCs to declare ODF status, logistics management training, and various BCC activities. Effective supervision and monitoring were carried out, and logistics supply was managed efficiently throughout the project.