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Table 3 Nutrition training received by frontline workers by region and survey year

From: Assessing implementation fidelity of a community-based infant and young child feeding intervention in Ethiopia identifies delivery challenges that limit reach to communities: a mixed-method process evaluation study

Indicators 2010 2013
Percent Percent
  Tigray SNNPR Tigray SNNPR
Supervisors (n = 25) (n = 47) (n = 25) (n = 46)
Received any training on nutrition 92.0 68.1 96.0 63.5
 In past one year N/A N/A 44.0 43.5
 Training on ENA-BCC1/ENA-BCC-CF2 52.0 28.9 80.0 38.1
 Training on Community based nutrition (CBN) 88.0 37.8 64.0 28.6
Source of any nutrition training:     
 IFHP/A&T N/A N/A 54.2 37.9
 REST N/A N/A 16.7 0.0
 CBN N/A N/A 12.5 24.1
 Others/NGOs N/A N/A 16.7 34.5
  Tigray SNNPR Tigray SNNPR
HEWs (n = 25) (n = 48) (n = 40) (n = 93)
Received Integrated Refresher Training (IRT) N/A N/A 95.0 95.7
Received any training on nutrition 96.0 79.2 95.0 95.7
 In the past one year N/A N/A 42.1 49.4
 Training on ENA-BCC1/ENA-BCC-CF2 12.0 18.8 95.0 67.7
 Training on CBN 100 41.7 92.5 67.7
Sources of training on ENA-BCC-CF:     
 IRT N/A N/A 13.2 7.9
 IFHP/A&T N/A N/A 60.5 77.8
 REST N/A N/A 26.3 0.0
 Others (women’s association, local NGOs) N/A N/A 21.0 19.1
  Tigray SNNPR Tigray SNNPR
Volunteers (n = 25) (n = 48) (n = 104) (n = 196)
Received any training on nutrition 96.2 89.8 92.3 85.1
 Training on ENA-BCC1/ENA-BCC-CF2 3.9 6.1 93.8 81.4
 Training on CBN 80.8 38.8 69.8 65.9
Source of training on ENA-BCC-CF:     
 HEW supervisors N/A N/A 54.6 22.6
 HEWs N/A N/A 70.5 69.1
 Others/NGOs N/A N/A 16.2 20.4
  1. 1Training on ENA-BCC (essential nutrition actions, which include breastfeeding messages but not specifically on overall IYCF) was being conducted by IFHP and other partners prior to 2010 baseline survey.
  2. 2Through A&T, IFHP and other partners introduced ENA-BCC-CF, a training curriculum with special emphasis on IYCF, particularly complementary feeding (CF).