Policy - National Food and Nutrition Policy 2013

Date:
2013
End year:
2018
Published by:
Ministry of Health, Samoa
Published year:
2013
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
2014
Adopted by:
Ministry of Health
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

1. FOOD, NUTRITION AND HEALTH 

1.1. Inform disaster risk management 

1.2. Promote appropriate infant and young child feeding 

1.3. Prevent malnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies 

1.4 Strengthen food and nutrition education 

1.5 Strengthen promotion of dental health 

1.6 Promote healthy eating and lifestyles 

1.7. Promote healthy food business practices 

 

2. FOOD AVAILABILITY, ACCESS AND USE 

2.1. Improve access to affordable and nutritious food 

2.2. Strengthen the promotion of local food production 

2.3. Strengthen the community’s understanding about the nutritional value of 

food 

2.4. Collaborate with key partners to promote the preparation of healthy, safe 

food in the community 

2.5. Advocate for food pricing and taxes to promote healthy food availability 

2.6. Strengthen monitoring and evaluation of food security 

2.7. Collaborate with sector partners to promote sustainable food 

2.8. Collaborate with sector partners on strategies that reduce the negative 

effects of food production and use on the environment 

 

3. FOOD SAFETY 

3.1. Protect the community from public health risk 

3.2. Promote awareness about food safety issues 

3.3. Prevent and manage food borne disease outbreaks 

3.4. Monitor and evaluate food safety

Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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