As part of UNICEF’s and Volta Regional Health Directorate (Nutrition Unit) initiative, Keta Municipal is able to sustain the implementation of the NFSI program. The program’s aim is to improve healthy eating habits among school children and also control the consumption of unhealthy meals at school and out of school. A total of five school were selected in the district and three more has been added to it as away to gradually scale up this program by the unit. There is a total of eight package under this program, ranging from fruit day to personal hygiene day. The nutrition unit paid a total of 24 visit to schools implementing the activity. A total of 3egg days were organized, 7 fruit days, 1 general cleaning, 2 Vendors and caterer’s inspection and 2 stakeholders meeting.
Community sensitization and stakeholder’s involvement activates were carried out. CHMC meeting was held at Vodza for Vodza and Adzido community CHMC members a total of 11 CHMC members and three health staff were present at the meeting.
A follow-up community durbar was held in Vodza to sensitize and address some of the Challenges and solutions to help sustain this program. A total of 72 community members participated in the programmed.