Opportunity 5: Implementation Experience


Tackling the challenge of intestinal worms: A rural ECD perspective

Intestinal worms and their impact on child health and development is a major health issue throughout the country but particularly in rural areas where lack of adequate sanitation and the large number of free roaming livestock and domestic animals exacerbate […]

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Posted on 31 January 2013

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Mentor Mothers Eastern Cape: Philani’s Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Rural Initiative

Philani has developed a home based maternal, child health and nutrition model in an effort to work with the South African government in reaching the Millennium Development goals (4 & 5).  Their model has been shown to be effective in […]

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Posted on 1 June 2012

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What good are food gardens? A brief review of South African literature

Even though South Africa is relatively food secure, more than 14 million people (35%) are vulnerable to food insecurity and there are high rates of malnutrition amongst young children.  Can food gardens be an effective nutrition intervention? Justine Jowell investigated […]

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Posted on 10 February 2012

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