Micronutrient Interventions

SPRING has been working to synthesize the evidence around implementation, and to conduct our own implementation research to improve micronutrient powder (MNP) delivery. We are studying the various channels that can be used to distribute MNP in health facilities and the community, and supporting industrial fortification efforts in Uganda. SPRING also hosts a variety of resources on micronutrients and child blindness from USAID’s flagship A2Z project that ended in 2011.

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Picking up materials from the SPRING booth
Apr 2017
SPRING’s presentation highlighted the role of Village Health Teams in closing the gap between health facilities and caregivers.
Talian Grain Millers' Production Manager holds up a scoop of fortified maize flour
Apr 2017
SPRING/Uganda trained maize millers to fortify maize flour and adopt good manufacturing practices.
Collage showing a MNP packet, a sign of Namutumba, a presentation of data, and a SPRING vehicle
Feb 2017
SPRING supervises the collection of data from 1,600 individuals to provide guidance for implementation of micronutrient powder (MNP) programs.