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The health of every human is very important. and Nutrition is a key factor to obtaining good health.

Among the list of Nutritional Interventions undertaken by the Mfantseman Municipal Health Directorate in collaboration with the Saltpond Government Hospital and the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly for this year(2020) are:

  • Winimix
  • Soya beans
  • Wheat grains
  • Non fat
  • Koko plus
  • Potato potage
  • Apeprensa
  • Legumes
  • Fruits and Vegetables

Koko plus is a protein and micronutrient powder to be added to any complimentary foods. It is
rich mix of soya-bean powder, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals for children 6-24
months. Koko plus provides 50% of the daily requirement of iron needed for growth and

Healthy eating means, eating a variety of foods that give you the nutrients you need to maintain
your health, feel good and have energy. These nutrients include protein, carbohydrate, fat,
vitamins, minerals and water. Malnutrition involves a dietary deficiency. Poor diet may lead to a
lack of vitamins, minerals and other essential substances. Symptoms of which include a distended

In an interview with Mrs. Ophelia Adu, the Municipal Nutrition officer of the Mfantseman
Municipal Health Directorate, She said the KOKO Plus Nutrition Support Program started in June
2019 in the Municipality. The program has so far sponsored 20 food demonstration and
sensitization sessions on 4-Star diet in all five sub-municipals within the municipality reaching out
to 1218 caregivers and mothers with few men as partners.

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