Policy - The Food and Nutrition Policy and Plan of Action for Grenada

December 2007
Published by:
The Grenada Food and Nutrition Council
Published year:
December 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: 

The ultimate goal is improving the nutrition and health status of the population. Subsidiary objectives include:


1.         The reduction of morbidity and mortality due to the nutrition-related chronic non-communicable diseases.

2.         The prevention and control of micronutrient deficiencies particularly iron-deficiency anaemia among pregnant and lactating women and children.

3.         The reduction of protein-energy malnutrition in children.

4.         Ensuring the quality and safety of foods and minimizing food borne illnesses.

5.         Improving nutritional care for the socially vulnerable.

6.         Strengthening the food and nutrition surveillance system.

7.         Improving household food security.

8.         Incorporating nutrition objectives into the national development plan and sectoral plans.  

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