Policy - National Nutrition Strategy

Date:
2001
End year:
2010
Published by:
National Institute of Nutrition
Published year:
February 2001
Is the policy document adopted?:
Yes
Adopted year:
February 2001
Adopted by:
Government of Viet Nam
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE

By the year 2010, this strategy aims to ensure the significant improvement of nutritional status of the country’s population; it will focus on nutrition and care improvement for all families, primarily children and mothers; it will also concentrate on giving access to all ethnic minority groups in the country to adequate dietary intake (quantitatively sufficient, qualitatively balanced, hygienic and safe). It will also attempt to minimize emerging nutrition-related health problems.

 

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  1. To improve the population's appropriate nutrition knowledge and practices.
  2. To reduce maternal and child malnutrition prevalence.
  3. To reduce micro-nutrient deficiencies
  4. To reduce proportion of household with low energy intake
  5. To improve food quality and food safety

 

Reference: 

WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010

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