Policy - National Nutrition Strategy for 2011-2020, With a vision toward 2030

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Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

General objectives:

By the year 2020, the average diet of Vietnamese people will be improved in quantity, balanced in quality, hygienic and safe; Child malnutrition will be further reduced, especially the prevalence of stunting, contributing to improved nutrition status and stature of Vietnamese people; and obesity/overweight will be managed, contributing to the control of nutrition-related chronic diseases.


Specific objectives:

1. To continue to improve the diet of Vietnamese people, in terms of quantity and quality

2. To improve the nutrition status of mothers and children

3. To improve micro-nutrient status

4. To effectively control overweight and obesity and risk factors of nutrition related non-communicable chronic disease in adults

5. To improve knowledge and practices regarding proper nutrition in the general population

6. To reinforce capacity and effectiveness of the network of nutrition services in both community and health care facilities


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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