Policy - National Health Strategic Plan 2011-2015

End date:
Published by:
Ministry of Health & Medical Services
Published year:
March 2011
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Do Better job of promoting breastfeeding

  • By 2015, 60% of infants are exclusively breastfed until six months of age and continued for 24 months with introduction of complementary feeding from six months.

Do More & Do Better NCD Program operations

  • Reduce prevalence of NCD risk factors (tobacco smoking, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, alcohol and substance abuse by 5%;
  • Reduce prevalence of Diabetes and Hypertension by 5%; Reduce cancer mortality by 10%;
  • Increase diversification of food produced by 10%;

Do Better on infant & mothers dietary supplementation

  • By 2015 90% children 6-59 months get 1 dose Vit A/6 mo; 90% get de-worming 1/6 mo.; 80% women get folic acid (MDG 1.8)

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