Suaahara Earthquake Health Awareness Poster
Suaahara was a five year (2011-2016) project funded by USAID aimed to improve the nutritional status of women and children in 41 districts of Nepal. The project focused on improving health and nutrition behaviors at the household level through promotion of Essential Nutrition and Hygiene Actions (EN/HA), particularly Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN), and addressing other determinants of under-nutrition, such as availability of and access to food, hygiene, quality of health care, child spacing and socio-cultural factors including gender and marginalization.
Suaahara was implemented by a consortium of partner organizations led by Save the Children.
Suaahara developed this Earthquake Health Awareness poster to support the emergency activities with breastfeeding and health, hygiene and sanitation messages. The messages are - health and hygiene after post-earthquake communicable diseases and preventive methods of handwashing with soap and water, exclusive breastfeeding for infants, give ORS and Zinc Tablet for a baby who suffers from diarrhea, immediately take baby to the health facility if any complications are seen and always drink boiled water.
The poster was designed to be kept in the temporary shelters and massively distributed in the 10 earthquake affected districts.
More Suaahara Nepal - Bhanchhin Aama (Mother Says) Campaign resources
- Suaahara Training Guidelines and Participant Handbooks
- GESI Toolkit
- Suaahara Health Facility Operation and Management Committee Capacity Building Training and Operation Guidelines
- Maternal Newborn Child Health- Nutrition Quality Improvement Tools
- The Infection Control Symbol Package
- Community Communication MNCH e-Manual: Participatory Health Promotion Sessions
- Promoting Quality Malaria Medicine through Social and Behavior Change Communication
- The Future of Malaria Social and Behavior Change Communication
- SBCC for Malaria in Pregnancy: Strategy Development Guidance
- Malaria Case Management: Monitoring and Evaluation for SBCC