Independent Process Monitoring of 2020-the Iron Folic Acid (IFA) Supplementation Program for Children and Adolescents in Jharkhand state.-Evidence Action India
The Government of India launched “The Iron Folic Acid (IFA) Supplementation Program” as one of the key strategies under Anemia Mukt Bharat (AMB) – Anemia Free India in 2018 with an aim to combat anemia among children and adolescents. Anemia is India’s leading cause of disability. “Pramanit Karya India Pvt. Ltd” (PKIPL) is the technical consultant to Evidence Action , for extending technical assistance (TA) at national level and in the states of Jharkhand and Haryana for the successful planning, implementation, and monitoring & evaluation of “IFA (Iron Folic Acid) supplementation program” for children and adolescents.
PKIPL hereinafter referred as Authorizing Organization (AO) in the proposal, intends to conduct the study to understand adherence to recommended processes and protocols followed during IFA program implementation and to track the improvement in adherence over a period. Specific Objectives of the study are to;
a) To understand adherence to recommended processes and protocols followed during IFA supplementation program at schools and Anganwadis, based on structured questionnaire using CAPI.
b) To track the improvement in adherence of protocols over time and analyze the improvements and trends in key processes and performance indicators