Policy - National Nutrition Strategy 2012-2021

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Ministry of Health
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الامانة العامة لمجلس الوزراء
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Metas y objetivos en relacion con la nutricion: 

-       The overall purpose of this strategy is to define a framework through which available technical, human, and financial resources may be mobilized in order to ensure the health and nutrition status of all Iraqi population is significantly improved.  

-       The overall goal of the nutrition strategy for Iraq is to improve the nutritional status of Iraqi people throughout the life cycle from 2012 to 2021.

-       Objectives

-       National Polices/ strategies/ legislations reviewed and updated.

-       Nutrition professional  education specialty established in schools and universities in 2016 

-       Prevalence of wasting and stunting reduced among children under five years of age.

-       Prevalence of overweight and obesity reduced among all age groups.

-       Nutritional health promotion and counseling provided to people at community level.

-       Prevalence of micronutrient deficiencies reduced.

-       Safe food availability assured for all age groups at any time

-       Adequate food available, accessible and utilized for all age groups at any time

-       Monitoring, evaluation and surveillance plan and response developed and adopted.


WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017

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