Policy - National Health Policy 2011

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Ministry of Health
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Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: Goal

Increase access to affordable healthy food and promote healthy eating habits and increased physical activity in order to reduce malnutrition as well as preventing chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, etc. Objectives

• To reduce obesity;

• To prevent children from obesity and malnutrition;

• To increase accessibility to affordable, healthy foodstuffs to all population particularly in deprived and rural areas; and

• To implement a physical exercise programme along with the health and wellness week in all work places and schools.


MDG Targets 

1. Underweight children for under 5 (%) to reduce by half: baseline (1990-94) 17.0%; target (2015) 8.5%


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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