Ceremony for launch of blanket feeding activities in CAR
The Health Minister of CAR arrives for the ceremony to launch WFP's blanket feeding programme, which aims to prevent acute malnutrition among children 6-23 months of age, pregnant women and nursing mothers with children under 6 months.
The Minister of Health hands out nutrition products to a mother and child. Blanket feeding distributions will take place monthly.
Mothers and their children receive WFP nutritional assistance. CORDAID is the NGO responsible for the implementation of WFP's blanket feeding activities. Informational sessions were held for beneficiaires on a variety of topics, including nutrition and hygiene of infants and young children, and proper use of the rations.
Blanket feeding launch, ceremony attended by high level officials