Health & Nutrition

Mobilizing and capacitating individuals on the significance of a healthy lifestyle and nutritious diet, especially among the rural communities. Empowerment thru Creative Integration (ECI) believes that every human has an equal right to life, equal access to adequate & nutritious food and freedom from hunger.

ECI creates individuals and institutions who advocate health promotion, in order to safeguard the vulnerable and marginalized strata from malnutrition, reduce vulnerability, enable women & men to run their livelihood ds, and to break the vicious inter-generational cycle of poverty.

Capacity Strengthening of Local Government and Rural Development Department on Birth Registration

Capacity strengthening of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Social Welfare Department on Social Mobilization for Birth Registration of girls and boys in the communities of district Peshawar.

Location: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Methodology and Innovation:

  • Development of assessment tools, conduct assessment and analysis of key social norms, knowledge, attitudes and practices (both positive and negative) associated to birth registration.
  • Training delivered to Local Government Department’s officials as master trainer on social mobilization activities in support of birth registration.
Training of Frontline Workers (Polio Eradication) - UNICEF

Under the Sehat Muhafiz programme being implemented by UNICEF, ECI was awarded a long-term agreement (LTA) for conducting trainings of Area In Charges (AICs). Under this agreement, multiple training roll-outs were held across KPK and FR at different times.

Location: 71 Districts of KP, KPTD, ICT
Target Audience: Frontline polio workers
Numbers of Beneficiaries:  8325

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Large scale multiple training roll outs of Area In Charges (AICs) held across KPK KPTD and ICT at different times.
  • Capacitating and equipping AICs with the latest skills and information required to adequately perform duties in the National and Sub-National Immunization Days (NIDs) on Polio.
Enhanced Protection of Children through Community-based Mobile Child Protection Van in Areas of return in KPTD - UNICEF

ECI has been contracted by UNICEF Pakistan for Enhanced Protection of Children through Community-based Mobile Child Protection Van in areas of return in KPTD. UNICEF Pakistan adapted the “Stick & Stones Manual”, to serve as resource to equip children and orient parents/community in KP-KPTD on personal safety measures for “Enhanced Protection of Children through Community-based Mobile Child Protection Van in KPTD”

Location: KP and KPTD
Target Audience: Community of KP KPTD
Numbers of Beneficiaries:  47 Staff Members of SWD

Methodology and Innovations: First ever mobile van based intervention in KP and KPTD for creating awareness about child protection.

Behavior Change Communication (BCC) Campaign for Eye-Care Services - The Fred Hollows Foundation

ECI in collaboration with Fred Hollows Foundation Conceptualized and designed IEC material for BCC Campaign in Sindh and Punjab for bangle makers, agriculture and cottage industry.

Location: Khanewal, Jhang, Sahiwal, Hyderabad
Target Audience: bangle makers, agriculture and cottage industry workers.
Numbers of Beneficiaries:  150

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Promotion of availing medical and health services related to eye care and protection
  • Design and development of handbooks and brochures for each target group
Social and Behavior Change for Child Stunting Prevention - UNICEF

ECI worked for UNICEF for the capacity building component of its program on Social and Behavioral Change Communication which focuses on imparting knowledge across different tiers so that mothers have adequate knowledge and adopt healthier child feeding practices to counteract child stunting.

Location: Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, Noshehroferoze
Target Audience: health workers
Number of Beneficiaries: 242

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Implementation of Cascade Training Model
  • Promotion of healthier child feeding practice to counteract child stunting
  • The main purpose was to impart learning on the concept of “Misali Maa” Model mothers to social organizers
Matawazan Ghaza Sehat Mand Zindagi - ECI


ECI undertook a self-initiative and designed orientation sessions which have been conducted across various districts of Pakistan with the aim to impart learning on importance of good health and nutrition.

 

 

Location: Various Districts of Pakistan
Target Audience: School children and parents
Number of Beneficiaries: 3000

Methodology and Innovations:

  • 30 awareness sessions
  • Emphasized on health in rural and remote communities
Life Skills Based Education (LSBE) - Plan International


For Plan International, Empowerment thru Creative Integration (ECI) Private Limited, successfully devised and formulated a customized & user friendly Life Skills Based Education training curricula; catering to the needs of young boys & girls and arranged a roll-out of two TOTs in order to train the trainers for taking the said cause forward.

Location: Thatta, Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh
Target Audience: Young boys and girls
Beneficiaries: 449

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Development of one of its kind curriculum (workbooks and trainers manual) on sensitive topics including ‘reproductive health of youngsters’
  • ToTs for effective delivery of the training to youth
From Dreams to Reality – A Changemaker program in district Shikarpur, Sindh - ADB

ECI designed and implemented a one-year socio-economic transformation program for the Asian Development Bank. The project works through local men and women to enhance income of the poorest 200 households across four villages while simultaneously building capacity in life skills as well as water–related issues.

Location: Shikarpur
Target Audience: Community
Number of Beneficiaries:  55

Methodology and Innovations:

  • Development of Community Centers
  • Asset Transfer
  • Linkage building with development projects and government organizations and private sector
  • Village development plans
  • Advocacy strategies
  • Increase linkage building
  • Improving sanitation and infrastructural facilities

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