Nutrition is recognized as a key determinant of health and well-being, and a contributor to human capital development. Optimal physical growth and cognitive development are founded on maternal and child nutrition in the first 1000 days, with long-term health and economic implications for individuals and nations.

Goal of Nutrition Unit

To contribute to improvement of the nutritional status of every person in Kwaebibirem

Strategic Objectives

Improve awareness, knowledge in nutritional issues including infant and young child feeding practices.

Improved management of malnourished children / persons.

Prevent /control micronutrient deficiencies due to iodine, iron and vitamin ‘A’.


Growth monitoring and promotion

Routine and school Vitamin ‘A’ supplementation

On-going CMAM -OPC treatment

On-going IYCF counselling

GIFTS programme

Child health promotion week celebration

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

Giving nutritional counselling to pregnant women (Nutrition clinic)

Health education on Diabetes and Hypertension at KGH wards (Male and Female ward)

Monitoring and supervision

Monthly report compilation