Closing date: 26 September 2018
The purpose of the assignment is to support the coordination and implementation of activities planned under the SBCC Strategy and other relevant nutrition activities implemented in the target islands, and advice relevant departments and managers at the MoH and HPA on best ways to strengthen the existing service delivery platforms. The main objective is to provide technical expertise and operational support to roll out activities of the SBCC Strategy and action plan. The specific objectives are to:
- In consultation with relevant managers and decision makers in HPA, design and coordinate the implementation of activities in the SBCC strategy for the first 1000 days of life, to improve health workers’ capacity in optimal maternal nutrition and infant & young child feeding, and early childhood care,
- Support the implementation and coordination of the SBCC strategy at central level, and sub-national level in the target five atolls.
- Support the integration of SBCC key messages in existing platforms: within the Growth Monitoring Promotion, antenatal care programme and Infant Young Child Feeding Counselling services as well as anti-natal care programme provided at health centers in the target 12 islands.
- Support the implementation of activities planned under the SBCC Strategy and other relevant nutrition activities implemented in the target islands.
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