UNICEF is offering awareness-raising sessions at the public health centre in rural Damascus, Syria
Including consultations, immunizations, preventive and curative malnutrition services, young childhood feeding and exclusive breastfeeding.
The worsening economic situation along with the recent spread of COVID-19 have compounded the needs of already vulnerable children and their families after years of conflict and displacement.
To help protect children’s health in Al- Tal in rural Damascus, UNICEF is offering awareness-raising sessions at the public health centre supported by UNICEF in the area.
The sessions teach caregivers about best nutrition practices and the nutritional value of different foods to help them find healthier, more affordable alternatives to maintain their children’s wellbeing. The sessions also contain information on how to protect against COVID-19.
The UNICEF-supported centre offers all kinds of health and nutrition support to children and mothers, including consultations, immunizations, preventive and curative malnutrition services as well as awareness-raising sessions in different topics including young childhood feeding and exclusive breastfeeding.