The Nutrition Sentinel Surveillance (NSS) survey is carried out to assess and monitor nutrition-related indicators in pre-defined sentinel sites in 18 provinces of Lao PDR. The NSS collects the data on the nutritional and health status and dietary diversity of women and children, WASH, and food security situation from the households with children 6 – 59 months. The data shown below is from round 2, 2019 to round 1, 2023.
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Children under five who are stunted, underweight, and wasted
Women aged 15-49 who are underweight, overweight, and obese
Breastfeeding among children under 2
Feeding practice among children 6-23 months
Minimum dietary diversity for women
Vitamin A supplementation among children 6 - 59 months
Incidence of diarrhoea among children under five
Access to safely managed drinking water and sanitation
Household hunger scale
Percentage of household producing food