Mechanisms - Nutrition Technical Committee

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:


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

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


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.

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