03 Mar 2017

Partners Meet for a Multi-Sector Integrated Programme

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network was invited to participate as participants of a panel on ‘Learnings from global/national experiences in deliberating ideas for addressing WASH and infections pathway’ in a two day Partner’s Meet from 1st-2nd March 2017 organised by UNICEF in the backdrop of its Multi-Sector Integrated Programme called Swabhimaan. Swabhimaan tests the delivery of an integrated package of 18 essential nutrition (specific and sensitive) interventions via women collectives to improve the nutrition status of adolescent girls’ and women in Bihar, Chattisgarh and Odisha. The network’s representative delivered a presentation on Pathways for addressing the challenge of arsenic contamination: a health perspective under the theme of linking and addressing chemical toxicity in nutrition programmes.