Prayas JAC Society: Prayas Started with 25 children in 1988, today Prayas caters to the needs of 50,000 neglected, street and marginalized children, youth & women in Delhi, Gujarat, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andman & Nicobar islands, Haryana, Jharkhand.
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Nutritional Rehabilitation Centre - Nalanda

NameNutritional Rehabilitation Centre (NRC)
StateBihar
Areas coveredDistrict of Nalanda
Working with:-

Acute malnourished (SAM) children.

Objective:-
1. To control severe acute malnutrition (SAM) and provide facility-based care to SAM children among 6 – 59 months children in the district.

2. To halve the percentage of SAM children in the state by 2015.

The NRC has been providing medical and nutritional care to severe acute malnourished (SAM) children 20 in number at one batch. They are kept in the NRC for three weeks. Along with medical care, special focus goes on timely, adequate and appropriate feeding to the children and special care has been taken to improve skills and understanding of their mothers with respect to Nutrition, Health and Hygiene issues. In addition to this their mothers are the preparation of low cost, nutritious diets from locally available food stuffs. The Goal of the Project is to improve the availability of and access to quality health care for people especially those residing in rural areas.


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