Intervention to reduce the proportion of mal-nutritious children in mountainous areas
Dong Xuan district has just been supported with the activity of prevention against mal-nutrition, relying on the community in the 4 hamlets of 2 communes (Ha Rai hamlet, Xi Thoai- Xuan Lanh, Ky Du hamlet, Phu Son-Xuan Quang 2). The support has been provided by MCNV-Medical Committee of the Netherlands and Vietnam, since 2008. To the year 2013, the program was expanded to Soi Nga hamlet, Xuan Lanh commune. With the intervention of the program, the proportion of mal-nutrition among children has been considerably reduced.