Policy - Full Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

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Togolese Republic
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Multisectoral development plan with nutrition components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Improving the nutritional status of the general public

The Government has set for itself the following objectives: (i) increase the effectiveness of existing programs and promote new ones to prevent and control nutritional deficiencies in mothers and children; (ii) raise the awareness of the general public, and particularly of vulnerable groups, concerning the impact of a healthy diet; and (iii) improve the institutional framework of diet and nutrition. 

Development of the health system and health services

Improve the health of mothers, children, adolescents, and the elderly. The impact sought through this component is to meet the health objectives relating to mothers and children. In this area, the Government will make every effort to carry out the following priority actions: (i) increase the use of mother-child couple services from 80 to 90 percent; (ii) strengthen clinical care services by expanding assisted births, emergency obstetrical care, and free neonatal care; (iii) strengthen the immunization system; (iv) improve Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMCT) coverage from 11 to at least 80 percent; (v) reduce the rate of malnutrition in children under 5 years of age from 26 to 20 percent; (vi) make available at least one social center for youth per region; and (vii) develop services appropriate to the health needs of the elderly.

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