Mechanisms - Early Childhood Development - Child Nutrition Sub-Committee

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Education
Established year:
2005

Function(s)

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

Multi-sectoral Sub-Committee of the Board with principal responsibility to review and monitor the Early Childhood Commission's performance in relation to strategies developed, their coordination and implementation to ensure that Jamaica Children in the early childhood age range are adequately nourished; providing technical support for the development of nutrition policies and programmes for children; monitor the nutritional status of children 0-6 years

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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