Mechanisms - Nutrition Technical Committee

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:
2000

Function(s)

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

Serve as an advisory body to provide technical advice on all technical issues relating to nutrition in the country; Identify nutritional problems and provide strategies to solve or alleviate such problems in a coordinated manner; Serve as a supervisory and coordinating body for all nutrition activities carried out in the country; Provide a forum for networking and collaboration among stakeholders on nutrition matters; Mobilize resources for food and nutrition interventions monitor the implementation of nutrition activities in the country

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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