KIRAN: Early Years Nutrition and Health Operational Curriculum
Knowledge and Involvement to transform Research into Action for Nutrition, Health and Overall Development
Designed KIRAN as a unique programmatic entry point to link directly with the communities at higher risk of undernutrition and poor stimulation-critical for learning and development. KIRAN utilizes simple measurements for understandable evidence and community participation techniques to enable action in domains such as Diarrhoea, Immunization, Water & Sanitation, Food & feeding and Development milestones.
KEY: Infant and Young Child Feeding Operational Curriculum
Knowing and Engaging for Young child food and feeding (KEY), an ECD nutrition curriculum developed to train the community/ frontline workers to work with the caregivers of very young less than three year old children for optimum IYCF. The “K.E.Y” booklet prepared consulting standard IYCF guidelines, attempts to highlight the crucial issues of young child feeding in a simple 5X5 format where in five IYCF questions “Why”, “What”, “When”, “How much” and “How” (Pate Ke Paanch Sawaal - In hindi meaning five important questions) - have been answered. Technical nutrition and additional related concepts used while answering the five questions are explained in separate bulletins.
IGNOU Community College
Design and Faculty anchor for IGNOU Community College certified course for Survey Managers and Research Coordinators . The course entailed streams on Descriptive statistics, STATA, Research Methods and Communication.