This is the final report on the training of adolescent girls working in the mining and stone quarrying industries in rural hilly areas of eastern Nepal, in the prevention and control of anemia. This activity was implemented in different locations within Kavrepalanchok district to create awareness among mine and quarry workers. In order to do so and bring taught subjects to life, adolescent girls from different locations were first trained to identify people with iron deficiency anemia (IDA), provide nutrition education, and change behavior in terms of utilizing existing health care service centers early on. After training, during their leisure time these adolescent girls were involved in identifying IDA among pregnant women, nursing mothers and adolescent girls, in order to achieve the stated objectives for the period of 10 months to compare the results of IDA prevalence among these high-risk populations. This project is part of a continuation of a previous project supported by Sight and Life.
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