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ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding

Emory University USA,
National Institute of Public Health México,
Nutrition Research Institute Peru

Published in : 2004

Available in : English

ProPAN is a manual aimed at Ministries of Health, non-governmental organizations, and bi-lateral and international organizations interested in improving infant and young child feeding practices to prevent early childhood malnutrition. It describes a step-by-step process, which begins with the quantitative identification of nutritional and dietary problems, and also with the collection of qualitative information on why these problems occur, and ends with the design of and evaluation plan for an intervention to address the problems identified.


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ProPAN: Process for the Promotion of Child Feeding (PDF, 1.71Mb)

ProPAN: Proceso para la Promoción de la Alimentación del Niño (PDF, 1.70Mb)


Originally posted at : PAHO - Highlights


This resource is listed in the SCN Food and Nutrition Resource Portal under:


Themes: Breastfeeding, general, Complementary feeding, general, Interventions, general, Nutrition and health/disease, general, Nutrition assessments and M&E, general, Nutrition planning, policy and programme, general, Nutrition training and capacity development, general, Breastfeeding counseling, Breastfeeding counseling, Food and nutrition policies and strategies, Maternal and child health, Monitoring and evaluation, Monitoring and evaluation, Nutrition information and education, Nutrition information and education, Socio-economic


Life-cycle focus: Lactation


Resource types: Operational guidance: Programme and implementation


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