MAGNA Children at Risk
The program in Cambodia, Nicaragua, and Kenia has three key component areas: health center support, health and nutrition, and maternal child health. Direct support is provided for health facility, health capacity, medical supplements and service provision. Food security for children under 5 years and pregnant women includes food distribution in line with MAGNA supplies and nutrition education. Expansion of outreach services including expanded program of immunization, individual follow up through home base care program, hygiene classes, cooking classes. Food distribution continues until the child reaches the height/weight ratio of 100%.
MAGNA Children at Risk works in cooperation with local authorities, health and community staff to build sustainable systems. Nutrition focuses on infant and child feeding practices, care of the sick child, consumer education and health seeking behavior with complementary environmental health projects and safe water and sanitation.