Four journalists from totally different retailers have been awarded media fellowships for influence reporting on malnutrition in youngsters underneath 5, tackling dietary problems with pregnant ladies, lactating ladies, and adolescent women within the nation.
They coated the sector reporting on the bottom of some poverty-driven districts Rangpur and Nilphamari on varied crises in maternal and baby malnutrition, adolescent vitamin, well being, hygiene, gender & Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) points for adolescent woman Interventions.
Kabita Bose, Country Director of Plan International Bangladesh, handed over a crest, a certificates, and Tk 50,000 to every of the recipients at a ceremony held on the Hotel Lake Castle within the capital on Thursday.
The journalists obtained the fellowship supplied underneath the Joint Action for Nutrition Outcome (JANO) challenge, a consortium challenge centered on vitamin governance. The challenge is funded by European Union (EU) and Co-funded by Austrian Development Cooperation, collectively applied by CARE Bangladesh, Plan International Bangladesh, and Eco-Social Development cooperation (ESDO) in particular seven Upazilas underneath Rangpur and Nilphamari District.
The journalists, who obtained the fellowship, are Hosain Md Sajibur Rahman (The Financial Express), Farhana Zaman (Jamuna Television), Afia Afrin (The Business Post), and Tarek Al Hasan( Prothom Alo).
Executive Director of ESDO Abu Zafar Noor Mohammad, Director of Care Bangladesh Amanur Rahman, Faiz Kawser, Project Manager of the Joint Action Nutrition Outcome (JANO) challenge, Plan International Bangladesh, head of Central and Northern Region Programme of Plan International Bangladesh Ashiq Billah, Plan International Bangladesh Communication Specialist Wahida Zaman Shithi, journalists, officers of civil society of organisations, amongst others, have been current on the operate.
The total goal of this challenge is to contribute to ending malnutrition of kids underneath 5, along with addressing the nationwide wants of pregnant and lactating ladies and adolescent women. To obtain the strategic goal of JANO is to enhance maternal and baby vitamin by means of implementing a multisectoral strategy and strengthening nationwide governance within the Rangpur and Nilphamari districts of Northwest Bangladesh.
The challenge helps the federal government on the district and sub-district ranges in implementing the Second National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN-2) (NPAN -2). The challenge focuses on Adolescent vitamin, well being, hygiene, gender & SRHR points for adolescent women. Interventions.