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Indonesia Minimum Service Standards for Nutrition: Technical Briefs for District Health Administrators and Governors and Heads of Districts

13 October 2017

Indonesia’s updated Minimum Service Standards (MSS) at the district level define health services that must be provided to its citizens. FANTA has produced two technical briefs to orient district health administrators (DHAs) and heads of districts and governors (who oversee DHAs) on why nutrition is important to achieve the MSS district health indicators. The briefs also provide guidance on nutrition interventions needed to improve health and nutrition outcomes and achieve the MSS district health indicators.

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Success Story: Improving Regional Capacity for Sustainable NACS Services in Ethiopia

11 October 2017

FANTA leverages in-country resources to help regional health bureaus incorporate nutrition assessment, counseling, and support into routine HIV services to ensure quality and promote sustainability.

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Uganda Health Management Information System for Nutrition (HMIS) Training Package

10 October 2017

FANTA has developed a training package to build the capacity of health services providers responsible for collecting and reporting nutrition data in Uganda. The training material covers nutrition data elements in the Health Management Information System (HMIS), and provides tools and approaches for ensuring ensuring quality data collection and reporting at district, health sub-district, health facility, and central/national levels.

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Uganda Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Coordination Committee Orientation Package

9 October 2017

To strengthen the capacity of nutrition coordination structures at the local government level in Uganda, FANTA, the Office of the Prime Minister, and partners developed the Uganda Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Coordination Committee Orientation Package. Stakeholders will use the package to establish and operationalise multi-sectoral nutrition coordination committees (NCCs), including communicating their roles and responsibilities as part of the Uganda multi-sectoral nutrition coordination framework, and to understand the current nutrition situation and policy environment.

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