Policy - National Plan of Action for Infant and Young Child Feeding 2012-2015

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Ministry of Health
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Type of policy:
Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

I. General objective

To improve knowledge and practice on IYCF and maternal nutrition to contribute to a reduction of stunting malnutrition and improved development of children aged 0 to 2 years.

II. Specific objectives

1. Objective 1— Strengthen advocacy, development and implementation of policies supporting infant and young child feeding

2. Objective 2— Improve infant and young child feeding knowledge and practices among child caregivers

3. Objective 3— Improve maternal and children nutritional status

4. Objective 4—Improve Capacity and effectiveness of health service provision system on IYCF

5. Objective 5—Improve monitoring and evaluation system for IYCF interventions  

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