Policy - Health, Nutrition and Population Strategic Investment Plan (HNPSIP) 2016-2021. "Better Health for a Prosperous Society"

End year:
Published by:
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Published year:
April 2016
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: 

Goal: All citizens of Bangladesh enjoy health and well-being

       GI 5. Prevalence of stunting among under-five children 

       Baseline: 36.1%

       Target 2021: 25%

       GI 6. Prevalence of diabetes and hypertension among adult women

       Baseline: Diabetes 11.2%; Hypertension 32.9%

       Target 2021: Diabetes 10%; Hypertension 30%

Program objective: To ensure quality and equitable healthcare for all citizens of Bangladesh by gradually achieving Universal Health Coverage (UNC)

Component 3: Quality basic services reach the disadvantaged population to progress towards UHC

       3.1.1 % of infants less than 6 months receiving exclusive breastfeeding

       Baseline: 55.3%

       Target 2021: 65%

       3.1.2 % of infants 6-23 month are fed with minimum acceptable diet

       Baseline: 22.8%

       Target 2021: 45%

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