Increase the percentage of pregnang women with antenatal care uptake during the 1st trimester

FROM Commitment: Stunting reduction in children under 5

Government / Tajikistan

Ministry of Health and Social Protection

Date made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: No event
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - All regions (Dushanbe, Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Districts of the Republican Subordination, Khatlon, Sughd)
Targeted population Specific population group(s)
Targeted population age Specific age group(s)
Targeted population specific age Pregnant women
Targeted population sex Only girls/women
Population coverage 260,000.0
Primary indicator Prevalence (%) of of pregnant women with antenatal care uptake during the 1st trimester
Primary indicator baseline 86% (ANC update in 1st trimester)
Primary indicator target 95% (ANC uptake) by 2025
Duration January, 2020 - December, 2025

Goal action plan

The MOHSPP will coordinate the implementation of national ANC guideline which has a provision on the ANC uptake per trimester. Mothers are supposed to attend ANC sessions at least 8 times. We first need to understand why women are not following the national guideline of attending 8 ANC sessions. Based on that SBCC interventions will be developed and implemented. In addition, the national communication programme on the first 1,000 days will be implemented to enhance the knowledge and practice among mothers and supportive figures in the community. We will strengthen the role of the mothers school (mother support group) at PHC level where pregnant women are provided with educational information related to their pregnancy.

Nutrition Action Classification


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

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