Policy - Uganda Nutrition Action Plan 2011-2016: Scaling Up Multi-Sectoral Efforts to Establish a Strong Nutrition Foundation for Uganda's Development

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Government of Uganda
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presidential cabinet
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Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

5.1 Goal

The goal of the Uganda Nutrition Action Plan is to reduce malnutrition levels among women of reproductive age, infants and young children from 2011 through 2016 and beyond.

5.2 Objectives, Strategies, and Strategic Interventions

Objective 1: Improve access to and utilisation of services related to maternal, infant, and young child nutrition

Objective 2: Enhance consumption of diverse diets

Objective 3: Protect households from the impact of shocks and other vulnerabilities that affect their nutritional status.

Objective 4: Strengthen the policy, legal, and institutional frameworks and the capacity to effectively plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate nutrition programmes.

Objective 5: Create awareness of and maintain national interest in and commitment to improving and supporting nutrition programmes in the country.


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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