Policy - Multi-sectoral Nutrition Plan For Accelerating the Reduction of Maternal and Child Under-nutrition in Nepal

End year:
Published by:
GOVERNMENT OF NEPAL National Planning Commission
Published year:
April 2012
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 



The longer-term vision of the multi-sectoral nutrition plan, over the next ten years, is to embark the country towards significantly reducing chronic malnutrition to ensure that it no longer becomes an impeding factor to enhance human capital and for overall socio-economic development. The goal over the next five years is to improve maternal and child nutrition, which will result in the reduction of MIYC under-nutrition, in terms of maternal Body Mass Index (BMI) and child stunting, by one third.




Outcome 1: Policies, plans and multi-sectoral coordination improved at national and local levels.
Outcome 2: Practices that promote optimal use of nutrition ‘specific’ and nutrition ‘sensitive’ services improved, leading to enhanced maternal and child nutritional status.
Outcome 3: Strengthened capacity of central and local governments on nutrition to provide basic services in an inclusive and equitable manner.

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