Policy - Kenya Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Strategy 2007-2010

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Ministry of Medical Services
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Ministry of Health
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Nutrition policy, strategy or plan focusing on specific nutrition areas


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

2.2 Overview of National Nutritional Targets:

(a) Integrating the nutritional needs of PLWHA into the training curriculum for health and community workers in the national strategies for ART, home based care (HBC), infant and young child feeding (IYCF), paediatric HIV/AIDS and reproductive health
(b) Providing nutritional supplements to 60 percent of those who need them and are receiving ART in the public, mission andNGOsites
(c) Strengthening the draft of the national food security and nutrition strategy to address the impact of HIV/AIDS with specific focus on vulnerable groups, includingOVCand affected families

3.2 Goals and Strategic Objectives:

The overall goal of the strategy is to facilitate mainstreaming nutrition in HIV/AIDS policies and programmes and to assist alignment of structures and action designed to control and prevent malnutrition among PLWHA (people living with HIV/AIDS).

Strategic objectives:

1. Strengthen human resource capacity in nutrition care and support.
2. Strengthen key areas of policy and guideline development.
3. Develop and produce educational materials and job aids on nutrition and HIV/AIDS.
4. Strengthen communications and advocacy.
5. Strengthen coordination and collaboration.
6. Provide therapeutic and supplemental food and dietary commodities.
7. Develop and maintain quality assurance and standards for services and products.
8. Strengthen the system to ensure continuous monitoring and regular evaluation.
9. Promote research and dissemination.

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