EDARP Nutrition Services

EDARP nutrition department works to deliver proven nutrition interventions and address Nutrition gaps among PLHIV and vulnerable population geared towards ensuring that those seeking services at EDARP

Here are some of the ways our interventions

  • Promote optimal nutrition in the general population.
  • Promote women’s nutrition before, during, and after pregnancy.
  • Intensify prevention and control of micronutrient malnutrition.
  • Promote optimal breast feeding practices for children 0-6 months at facility, community, and household levels.
  • Promote continued breastfeeding and appropriate complementary feeding of children aged 6–24 months and beyond.
  • Strengthen optimal feeding of children during and after illness.
  • Deworming
  • Promote improved WASH practices at community and household level
  • Encourage dietary diversity, Vitamin A supplementation
  • Promote good feeding behaviors and stimulation
  • Timely identification, screening, treatment and follow up of acutely malnourished TB, PLHIV and other chronically ill persons.
  • Diet planning with the patient and makes recommendations and diet plans to improve nutrient intake
  • Provision of nutrition support of ; RUTF, RUSF, CSB, FBF
  • Intensity treatment of any underlying medical conditions causing malnutrition.
  • Overweight and nutrition-related NCDs by all nutrition service providers is detected and managed early.
  • Service providers’ capacity to provide nutrition and lifestyle counselling services for those who are overweight and obese is enhanced.
  • Nutrition-related NCDs are prevented through behavior change communication focused on consumption of appropriate diet, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and physical activity.
  • Keep your immune system stronger so you can better fight disease.
  • Process medications and help manage their side effects.
  • Help manage HIV symptomsand complications.
  • Good nutrition is important for long-term health and well-being
  • Good Nutrition Improve overall quality of life by providing nutrients the body needs
  • Nutrition and the prevention of chronic illness