a. Prevent chronic malnutrition through improved dietary intake and reduced infant morbidity.
b. Prevent, detect and treat acute malnutrition (including response to emergencies) through provision of appropriate services through the public health system.
c. Prevent, detect, and treat Micronutrient Deficiency Disorders (MDDs) through a combination of supplementation, fortification, education, and food based approaches.
d. Prevent obesity and lifestyle diseases through the promotion of optimal eating and physical exercise habits.
a. Improve maternal nutrition status
b. Improve infant and young child nutrition status
c. Address the nutritional needs of school age children and adolescents
d. Address the nutritional needs of adults and older persons
- a. Support optimal use of available food and micro level resources to maximize nutritional benefit
- b. Using an integrated approach to address malnutrition and morbidity
a. Reduce nutrition risk caused by excess morbidity through increased coverage and accessibility of quality of basic child health care services (IMCI).
b. Improve nutrition related programming through coordinated engagement of a wide range of health providers in nutrition related activities and the establishment of strong linkages between facility and community based nutrition activities.
a. Develop systems and guidelines to support the nutritional needs of people living with HIV & AIDS and their families
b. Develop systems and guidelines to safeguard quality food production that meets food security standards.
a. Utilise social mobilization, nutrition education/behavior change communication and advocacy strategies to promote improved knowledge and nutritional practices through all health facilities, at community level and through the general media.
a. Support and develop technical and managerial/planning capacity in nutrition for nutritionists and dieticians
b. Support and develop appropriate nutrition capacity of wider public health staff
c. Support and develop appropriate nutrition knowledge/ capacity of technical staff in related sectors
a. To promote and facilitate multi sectoral coordination and collaboration to address malnutrition at Federal and State levels
b. Nutrition information, research and advocacy
a. Strengthen and further develop timely & accurate nutrition information systems for action.
b. Carry out research in areas that will improve the understanding of nutritional risk in Sudan.
c. Utilisation of nutrition information in advocacy efforts across a range of nutrition related issues.