Policy - Sierra Leone National Food and Nutrition Policy

Date:
2009
Published by:
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION
Published year:
August 2009
Is the policy document adopted?:
No / No information
Adopted by:
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND SANITATION
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan

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Goals
Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

Specific Objectives (SO)
I. To undertake advocacy for policy makers, policy advisors and programme designers at national and district levels on Nutrition issues and its relationship to development.
II. To actively promote and facilitate adequate household food security (quantity, quality and safety) to satisfy daily dietary needs of the population.
III. To promote adoption of appropriate feeding practices of households.
IV. To strengthen preventive measures against nutrition related diseases
V. To provide curative services to individuals who are either malnourished or present a condition requiring diet therapy.
VI. To institute nutritional surveillance system for monitoring the food and nutrition situation in the country.
VII. To promote operational research and periodic surveys into food and nutrition issues
VIII. To coordinate activities of relevant agencies involved in food and nutrition issues

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