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ENA Training Guide for Community Volunteers

The Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) framework is an operational framework for managing the advocacy, planning and delivery of an integrated package of preventive nutrition actions encompassing infant and young child feeding (IYCF), micronutrients and women’s nutrition. Using multiple contact points, it targets health services and behavior change communication support to women and young children during the first 1,000 days of life – from conception through the first two years of life. The ENA Community Volunteers Training Guide equips semi-literate or illiterate Community Volunteers with the basic action-oriented nutrition knowledge and counseling skills needed to support pregnant women, mothers with children under two years and other key family members to adopt optimal nutrition practices. The course also covers basic skills for identifying children who are malnourished including appropriate referral.

Source: Helen Keller International, John Snow Inc.

Date of Publication: March 25, 2019