Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition:
5.12 Transmission through blood and blood products, donated organs, tissues and body fluids:
e) Early treatment of infectious diseases and improved nutrition shall be encouraged to spare more mothers and children from the risk of blood transfusion.
5.14 Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) of HIV
v) Economic empowerment of women to enable mothers to provide nutrition supplements for their children.
7.0. CARE FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS
The main objective is promote appropriate nutritional, social and moral support to PLHAs to enable them to enjoy a good quality of life, remain productive and live much longer with the HIV/AIDS. It is a challenging area considering the absence of established modalities and mechanisms to provide such support. The community, NGOs, CBOs, private sector and faith groups are critical in facilitating this intervention. As VCT momentum increases there will be hundreds of thousands of PLHAs who will need support.