Completed the village-level clarification meeting on the implementation of building a village model on nutrition (V-MoN) at Naphuei Village, Thoulakhom District, Vientiane Province.
Strengthening on the Implementation of the Lao National Nutrition Strategy Project in Xiengkhouang, Bolikhamxay and Vientiane Province. The objective is to strengthen coordination, information management systems, the capacity of teams and partners to organize and implement nutrition work to help reduce the problem of malnutrition and the rate of child height below the standard in the 3 target provinces and in the Lao PDR.
We attended and supported the village clarification meeting on the implementation of building a village model on nutrition (V-MoN) at Naphuei Village, Thoulakhom District, Vientiane Province on September 22, 2023. The meeting was held in honor of Dr. Phetsamone Lattanaphone, Nutrition Secretariat from Provincial Health Department, and was attended by representatives from various sectors, such as the Gender Development Association (GDA), Provincial Nutrition Secretariats, Technical from the Department of Agriculture and Forestry of Vientiane Province, Technical of the Planning-Investment Department of Vientiane Province, District Nutrition Secretariats, village authorities, Mother Support Groups, village health worker, and villagers. The total number of participants was 56, of which 34 were women.
The primary objective of the meeting was to provide the village authorities and people in the village with a clear understanding of the plan and process of building a nutrition village through the organization of operations and to review the lessons learned and important points that need to be heeded during the implementation of the activity. The meeting included a presentation on the national nutrition strategy, outlining the plan for the implementation of activities in the health, agriculture, and forestry sectors, as well as the education sector.