Mechanisms - Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) in Bangladesh

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:
2012

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
Explanations
Mandate: 

In September 2012, the People’s Republic of Bangladesh joined the SUN Movement with high level commitment from HE Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister.“Malnutrition is the largest single contributor to physical and mental under-development and disease. The Secretary General’s SUN Movement, which aims to mobilize a global collective action against malnutrition, particularly in children, is therefore a far-sighted one. The ultimate purpose is to produce new generations of healthy people worldwide. Personally I am committed to taking up these challenges at all levels.” Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh (September 2012)

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...

Details: 
specific dimension of food security (availability, access and utilization)

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