Key concepts

Service Delivery Mode: Family (Community) Care Practices

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WASH (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Hand washing with soap
  • Improved sanitation – Utilization of latrines or toilets
  • Hygienic disposal of children’s stools
  • Use of water from improved sources
  • Water connection in the home

Environmental safety (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • ITN/IRS – ownership of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Bednets (ITN) or household protected by indoor residual spraying (IRS)
  • Accident prevention for children 

Neonatal & infant feeding & care (intervention package) & associated interventions:

  • Exclusive breastfeeding (0-5 months)
  • Any breastfeeding (12-23 months)
  • Any breastfeeding (6-11 months)
  • Complementary feeding–supplementation and education
  • Thermal care
  • Clean postnatal care practices (cord care)

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