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Integrating Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support into Health Service Delivery—Training Course for Facility-Based Providers


The Ministry of Health collaborated with FANTA and other stakeholders to develop the Integrating Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) training package (facilitators’ manual, reference manual, job aids, and session presentations). The course aims to improve the capacity of health service providers at all levels to integrate NACS into all health service delivery points.

The training encompasses the following core topics:

  • Basic nutrition
  • Management of malnutrition
  • Maternal nutrition
  • Infant and young child feeding
  • Nutrition and infectious diseases, including HIV and tuberculosis
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Management of nutrition commodities and supplies
  • Monitoring and reporting on nutrition indicators

Facilitator’s Manual
Reference Manual
Facility-Level Job Aid
Counseling Cards for People Living with HIV
Slides