Mechanisms - Bangladesh National Nutrition Council (BNNC)

Lead government agency:
Prime Minister's Office, Ministry of Health

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in development of national nutrition policies and programmes
Explanations
Mandate: 

1) Policy Harmonization & link up with sectoral policies: Identification of the nutrition relevant topics to be covered by the national and sectoral policies & the policies to be harmonized

2) Harmonized Capacity building: Stocktaking,Gap analysis for system strengthening,, Mapping, Forecasting

3) Evidence generation and linking with policies: Country Situation/status analysis, food market, price stability analysis, financial resource tracking, policy direction, linking with national/ international policies, commitment

Notes: 

This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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