Policy - National Nutrition Policy

Published by:
Ministry of Health
Published year:
July 2007
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

6.4.1. General objective

The general objective of the national nutrition policy is to improve the nutritional status of the Rwandan people, prevent and appropriately manage cases of malnutrition.

6.4.2. Specific objectives

In order to improve the nutritional status of the population, the policy seeks to achieve the following specific objectives:

-Promote practices favorable to the improvement of the nutritional status,

- Reduce the prevalence of diseases linked to nutritional deficiencies and excesses,

-Assure adequate treatment and prevention of malnutrition due to nutritional deficiencies and excesses,

-Prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV through appropriate breastfeeding and infant and young child feeding practices,

-Provide appropriate nutritional support and care for people living with HIV/AIDS

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