Policy - Plano de Acção Multissectorial de Redução da Desnutrição / Multisectoral plan for chronic malnutrition reduction 2011 – 2014 (2020)

Date:
2011
End year:
2014
Published by:
MAPUTO
Published year:
2010
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

GENERAL OBJECTIVE:

To accelerate the reduction of chronic undernutrition in children under 5 years of age from 44% in 2008 to 30% in 2015 and 20% in 2020, contributing to the reduction of infant morbidity-mortality and ensuring the development of a healthy and active society.

 

GOALS FOR EACH TARGET GROUP:

 

Adolescents
• Reduce anaemia rates in adolescents in and out of school from (estimated) 40% in 2010 to 20% in 2015 and 10% in 2020.

 

Pregnant and nursing women
• Reduce rates of anaemia during pregnancy from 53% in 2002 to 30% in 2015 and 15% in 2020.
• 30% increase in the number of women who gain 5kg during pregnancy in 2015 and 2020 (baseline to be assessed).
• Reduce iodine deficiency in pregnant women from 68% in 2004 to 35% in 2015 and 15% in 2020.

• Increase coverage rates of preventive postpartum administration of vitamin A from 60% in 2010 to 70% in 2015 and 90% in 2020.

 

Women of Reproductive Age
• Reduce rates of anaemia in women of reproductive age from 56% in 2010 to 30% in 2015 and 15% in 2020.

 

Children under 5 years of age, with emphasis on children under 2 years of age:

• Reduce Low Birth Weight from 15% in 2008 (MICS) to 10% in 2015 and 5% in 2020.
• Reduce the prevalence of chronic undernutrition in children under two years from 37.4% in 2008 (MICS) to 27% in 2015 and 17% in 2020.
• Increase the rates of exclusive breastfeeding in infants under six months from 37% in 2008 (MICS) to 60% in 2015 and 70% in 2020.
• Increase the rate of children aged 9-11 months who received at least three meals of complementary food during the day, from 37% in 2008 (MICS) to 52% in 2015 and 67% in 2010.
• Reduce the prevalence of anaemia in children from 74% in 2002 to 30% in 2015 and 15% in 2020.

 

Strategic Objectives:

 

1: To strengthen activities with impact on the nutritional status of adolescents.

2: To strengthen interventions with impact on the health and nutrition of women of reproductive age before and during pregnancy and lactation.

3: To strengthen nutrition activities for children in the first two years.

4: To strengthen household-oriented activities to improve access and utilization of foods with a high nutritional value.

5: To strengthen the Human Resources capacity in the area of nutrition.

6: To strengthen the national capacity for advocacy, coordination, management and progressive implementation of the Multisectoral Action Plan for the Reduction of Chronic Undernutrition.

7: To strengthen the food and nutrition surveillance system.

Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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