Iron-deficiency anemia is a major threat to maternal health,65% of pregnant women, 59% of lactating mothers, 71% of school-age children and 84% of preschool children were found to be anemic according to the baseline study on prevalence and etiology of anemia conducted in 1995 (GHS,1995). Out of the 1210 people who reported anemia case in Nkwata Hospital in the project area as per 2008 monthly out-patients morbidity returns, 32% are under 5years and 25% are women of childbearing age.
Increased knowledge of nutrition literacy skills. Increased intake of nutritious complementary food for infants above 6 months. Reduced micro nutrient deficiencies and nutritional anemia among Children under five years and women of reproductive age.
The communities will have increase knowledge on good nutritional practices. Finally the communities will have improved maternal and child health condition.