What is it about?

The study assessed and explored the acceptability and compliance to MNP and Bigas-Mongo (BigMo) complementary food blend among mothers/caregivers of children aged 6 to 23 months and the promotion of these products by community health workers (CHWs).

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Why is it important?

This study provides insights into MNP and BigMo acceptability and compliance by mothers and their promotion by CHWs, which may be useful in improving multiple micronutrient powder program and complementary feeding projects and programs in similar settings.

Perspectives

Deeply stirred and inspired by the study children, I hope this article would serve as a basis for the review of the implementation guidelines of multiple micronutrient powder within the context of infant and young child feeding program in many developing countries.

Eva Goyena
Department of Science and Technology-Food and Nutrition Research Institute

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This page is a summary of: Acceptance and Compliance With Micronutrient Powder and Complementary Food Blend Use by Filipino Mothers and Their Promotion by Community Workers, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, March 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/0379572119833853.
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