In Somalia, HIRDA works in Gedo, Lower Jubba and Banadir. In Gedo HIRDA is running multi-donor funded Nutrition programme within health and nutrition sectors /activities for the prevention and treatment of both SAM and MAM.HIRDA is currently implementing complete nutrition package (BNSP) consisting offollowing activities
Outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP)
The OTP offers services to severely malnourished children, it is operational in hospitals which treats severely malnourished children with medical comorbidities as inpatient at least until their illnesses get stabilized.Our Outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) Covers 26 sites, 4 fixed sites and 22 mobile teams in both Bardheere and Belethawa district.
Targeted supplementary feeding programme (TSFP)
Targeted Supplementary Feeding Programmes (SFPs) are directed at selected individuals who are at risk. Their aim is to: rehabilitate moderately malnourished children, adolescents, adults and elderly to persons, provide a food supplement to selected pregnant and nursing mothers and other individuals at-risk.We provide Children with moderate acute malnutrition are provided dry take home rations every two weeks or every month. SFP often includes acutely malnourished pregnant and lactating women. SFP also includes children discharged from OTP and in some cases children discharged from inpatient care (where there is no OTP). SFP is not always available outside of NGO programs and emergency context.
Our Targeted supplementary feeding programme (TSFP) targets 40 sites; 4 fixed sites and 36 mobile sites in Bardheere and Belethawa districts. The programmes target Under 5 children with moderate acute malnutrition in both the districts for a target of 4411 children in 12 months
Blanket supplementary feeding programme (BSFP)
Blanket supplementary feeding program is set so as to provide a food supplement to all members of a. particular group like all children under 5 years, pregnant and lactating women.
This program is set so as to provide a food supplement to all members of a particular group like all children under 5 years, pregnant and lactating women.
We are Targeting 38 sites; 4 fixed sites and 34 mobile sites in Bardheere and Belethawa districts. The programme targets vulnerable children of aged less than 3 years and pregnant and lactating mothers whose MUAC is above the 21 in a target of in 12 months
BSFP U2- 8318 beneficiaries
BSFP PLW- 4159 beneficiaries
Maternal and Child health Nutrition services (MCHN) project aims to prevent stunting in children under two years and to support pregnant and lactating women so they use health facilities more frequently.
Our MCHN covers 2 sites, Horseed MCHN- Bardheere and Waberi MCHN-Belethawa, the programme targets Pregnant and lactating mothers who have been attending the MCH for treatment in the antenatal clinic (ANC) and postnatal clinic (PNC), we also children who are aged less than 3 years and a delivery package of mothers who deliver at the MCHN in a target of 12 months
MCHN Pregnant- 1460 beneficiaries
MCHN Lactating- 985 beneficiaries
MCHN U3 children- 4890 beneficiaries
Delivery- 1032 beneficiaries