Sierra Leone

In April 2010, the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Infant & Young Child Nutrition Project provided technical assistance to Ola During Children’s Hospital and the Welbodi Partnership to establish a community-based activity to prevent malnutrition of infants and young children, demonstrating how a hospital can engage communities to combat malnutrition. The project designed a curriculum and trained nurses and nursing aides to conduct activities for the prevention of malnutrition in the area around the hospital.

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