Policy - National Multi-sectoral Nutrition Action Plan (NMNAP)

Date:
2016
End year:
2021
Published by:
Prime Ministers Office: United Republic of Tanzania
Published year:
October 2016
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
October 2016
Adopted by:
Prime Ministers Office: United Republic of Tanzania. High Level Steering Committee on Nutrition (HLSCN)
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The NMNAP’s broad goal is to accelerate scaling up of high impact multisectoral nutrition specific and nutrition sensitive interventions and creating an enabling environment for improved nutrition, to contribute to the building of a healthy and wealthy nation.

NMNAP Key targets by 2020/21

  1. Reduction in the prevalence of stunting among children under five years from 34 percent in 2015 (TDHS 2015/16) to 28 percent in 2021 (WHA indicator target 1);
  2. Reduction in the prevalence of anaemia in women of reproductive age (15-49 years) from 45 percent in 2015 (TDHS 2015/16) to 33 percent in 2021 (WHA indicator target 2);
  3. Reduction in the prevalence of low birthweight from 7 percent in 2010 (TDHS 2010) to 5 percent in 2021 (WHA indicator target 3);
  4. Increase in the rate of exclusive breast feeding (0-<6 months) from 43 percent (TNNS 2014) to 50 percent(WHA indicator target 4)
  5. Maintain prevalence of overweight among children under five years under 5 percent (TDHS 2015/16) (WHA indicator target 5);
  6. Maintain prevalence of Global Acute Malnutrition (wasting) among children under five at 5 percent (TDHS 2015/16) (WHA indicator target 6);
  7. Reduction in the prevalence of sub-clinical vitamin A deficiency (VAD) among children aged 6-59 months from 33 percent in 2010 to 26 percent in 2021;
  8. Maintain median urinary iodine concentration of women of reproductive age (15-49 years) between 100-299 u μg/L by 2021;
  9. Reduction in the prevalence of underweight in children underfive years from 14 percent in 2015/16 to 12 percent in 2020/21;
  10. Reduction in the prevalence of anaemia in children aged 6-59 months from 57 percent in 2015/16 (TDHS 2015/16) to 50 percent in 2020/21
  11. Maintain the prevalence of diabetes among adults under 10 percent by 2021 (Global NCD target);
  12. Maintain the prevalence of obesity among adults under 30 percent by 2021 (Global NCD target).
Reference: 

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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