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National Health Policy
Is the policy document adopted?:
Type of policy:
Health sector policy, strategy or plan with nutrition components
Charger le fichier:
UGA 2000 National Health Policy.pdf
WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010
Stunting in children 0-5 yrs
Wasting in children 0-5 years
Underweight in children 0-5 years
Low birth weight
Nutrition & infectious disease
Conditional cash transfer programmes
Partners in policy implementation
Global database on the Implementation of
Nutrition Action (GINA)
Stratgies et activits de nutrition:
4.2.4 Other Public Health Interventions:
d) School Health:
Provision of health education, screening for and treating common ailments, improvement of environmental sanitation and personal
hygiene, and promotion of appropriate nutrition practices.
f) Improving Nutrition:
In collaboration with the Agriculture and other relevant Sectors, household food security and healthier eating habits will be promoted to
improve the nutrition status of the population, with special attention to young children, pregnant and lactating mothers. Special education
and other measures will be undertaken to protect the population against micronutrient deficiencies, obesity, and other nutrition related
k) Review and update the national food and nutrition policy in collaboration with other sectors.
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23 January 2019