Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition:
The IYCF Strategy’s main objective is to improve the nutritional status, growth, development, and survival of infants and young children through promotion and support for optimal infant and young child feeding practices.
Specific objectives of the National IYCF Strategy
The strategy specific objectives are:
1. To ensure that policies and legislation that are supportive of optimal IYCF practices are enacted and adequately implemented.
2. To ensure adequate implementation of IYCF programming via an agreed upon guiding framework and plan of action.
3. To raise awareness of the scale and magnitude and prioritization of responses to identified pertinent infant and young child feeding issues.