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Assessment: Knowledge, Practice & Coverage (KPC) Mod 2: Breastfeeding and IYCF

Author: USAID Child survival
Year: 2006
Resource type: Field tool

Knowledge Practice and Coverage (KPC) 2000+ aims to assist projects in planning, conducting, and analyzing a KPC survey, it can be adapted to include infants from 0. There is also the Rapid Catch 2000+ tools consisting of 17 child health indicators (see Module 2)that now form part of KPC2000+, see website for all sections. www.childsurvival.co.uk

Module 2 is the specific section on infant and young child feeding with list of questions (from which one can pick and choose), explanations on how to ask questions, list of indicators and how to calculate them (by hand). Useful and practical for field surveys. Not specific to emergencies but applicable.Mod 2 available online at: www.childsurvival.com/kpc2000/mod2_06_28_06.pdf

IMPORTANT NOTE: The IYCF indicators are in the process of being updated - see: Indicators for Assessing IYCF Practices. Conclusions of a Concensus meeting 6-8 November, 2007, Washington, DC. (Available in this resource library under Assessments, Surveys and Indicators section)

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USAID Child survival (2006). Assessment: Knowledge, Practice & Coverage (KPC) Mod 2: Breastfeeding and IYCF. www.ennonline.net/kpcmodule2iycf