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BENEFITS OF NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS TO A SLUM COMMUNITY
This study is a comprehensive study of nutrition intervention so as to improve the nutrition and health status of individuals within a slum setting community. Therefore it focuses on finding out nutrition problems affecting the community , the strengths and weakness of approaches employed at various levels and determine the activities different stakeholders undertake to improve nutrition and health status of individuals in the community.
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Table of contents
1.0 INTRODUCTION 5
1.1 BACKGROUND INFORMATION 5
1.2 STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM 8
1.3 PURPOSE OF THE STUDY 8
1.4 OBJECTIVES 9
1.5 HYPOTHESIS 9
1.6 JUSTIFICATION 9
1.7 SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PROJECT. 10
1.8 OPERATION DEFINITION OF TERMS 10
CHAPTER 2 11
2.0 METHODOLOGY 11
2.1 RESEARCH DESIGN 11
2.2 STUDY AREA. 11
2.3 SAMPLE SIZE 12
2.4 SAMPLING PROCEDURE 12
2.5 DATA COLLECTION TOOLS 13
2.6 DATE COLLECTION PROCEDURE 13
2.7 PRE TESTING 14
2.8 DATE ANALYSIS 14
2.9 VALIDITY 14
3.0 APPENDIX III: 15
HEALTH AND NUTRITION SURVEY QUESTIONNAIRES IDENTIFICATION 15
3.1 CODES 16
3.2 INTERVIEW SCHEDULE FOR NON GOVERNMENTAL OFFICERS 19
3.3 INTERVIEW GUIDE FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICERS WORKING IN COLLABORATION WITH NGOS 21
3.4 FOCUS GROUP DISCUSSION GUIDE 22
3.5 RESULTS AND FINDINGS 23
3.6 LEVEL OF FORMAL EDUCATION 25
3.7 HOUSEHOLD SIZE 26
3.8 MARITAL STATUS 26
3.9 RELIGIOUS STATUES 27
4.0 SOURCES OF INCOME 27
4.1 THE STUDY OBJECTIVES WERE: 30
4.2 STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF APPROACHES EMPLOYED BY VARIOUS RELEVANT BODIES. 35
4.3 ACTIVITIES DIFFERENT STAKEHOLDERS UNDERTAKE TO IMPROVE NUTRTION AND HEALTH STATUS AMONG INDIVIDUALS. 37
4.4 SUITABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY OF PROJECTS 38
4.5 RELATIONSHIP OF FINDINGS 39
4.6 CONCLUSION 39
4.7 RECOMMENDATIONS 40
5.0 REFERENCES 41
Preview of the essay: BENEFITS OF NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS TO A SLUM COMMUNITY
In an effort to mitigate nutrition and health problems certain interventions have been put in place as projects so as to alleviate such problems. Various stakeholders have come together to assist communities in eradicating the problem. Such stakeholders include the government, NGO’s, development partners, community member, well wishers etc. Their integral roles include fight against nutrition and health related problems as well as maintenance of good nutrition status and bringing gap between different members in the community.
Despite efforts by the various stakeholders there has been an increasing number of nutrition and health related problems such as HIV/AIDS, diarrhea, malnutrition, micronutrient deficiencies etc.
The purpose of this study is therefore to investigate whether the nutrition interventions put in place are beneficial to the community and how effective ...
... also created unity among members of the community which was not there due to post election violence.
>Though nutrition intervention have been beneficial to the community members it has lead to overdependence and therefore I suggest that nutrition programs should not run for more than 3 years in one particular place or should not have the same members enrolled in one program for more than 2 years.
>Although there has been an improvement in the number of health centers, I would suggest that the government and other stakeholders to build more health centers to have a higher coverage area so as to cater for more individuals in the program.
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