Action - GNPR 2016-2017: Nutrition and infectious disease (q41) - Counselling on nutritional support & care for people living with TB - TB cases

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: Nutrition and infectious disease (q41)

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to nutrition and infectious disease. More actions and programmes reported can be accessed through the country page.

Programme type

References

WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition

http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...

The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.

Target group: 
TB cases
Delivery: 
Hospital/clinic
Implementation details : 

Components of the nutritional care and support for people with active tuberculosis: nutrition assessment, nutrition advice and counselling, food or nutrition support. Advices are provided on healthy diets for prevention of undernutrition, on high protein and high calorie diet.

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