Follow-up Survey of the nutritional status in children
Nutritional status in children 6-29 months of age, Kyrgyz Republic
This report summarizes the findings of the National Nutrition Survey conducted in the Kyrgyz Republic in July and August 2013, and presents the results for the indicators pertaining to the Gulazyk program, infant and young child nutrition, anthropometry, and biochemical markers of nutritional status. To assess changes in breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices and biochemical indicators of nutritional status following implementation of the nationwide combined Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN)/micronutrient powder (MNP) program, this report also compares data from the 2009 and 2013 National Nutrition surveys. The collaborating partners for these surveys included the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Kyrgyz Republic National Statistical Committee (NSC), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)-Kyrgyzstan, Kyrgyz-Swiss-Swedish Health Project (KSSHP), and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).