Objectives to implement the National Strategic Plan on Nutrition to 2025 in Vietnam

The Minister of Health issued Decision 1294 / QD-BYT 2022 on the Implementation Plan of the National Strategy on nutrition to 2025

Over the past few decades, Vietnam has made rapid strides in socio-economic development, poverty reduction, has become a middle-income country and is currently striving to become a low-income country. high by 2035. However, Vietnam, like many countries in the world and in the region, are simultaneously suffering from three nutritional burdens: undernutrition (stunting, emaciation), overweight, and obesity and micronutrient deficiencies. Therefore, the Ministry of Health has issued Decision 1294/QD-BYT in 2022 on the Action Plan to implement the National Strategy on Nutrition to 2025. Accordingly, it stipulates general goals and specific objectives such as: after

What is the overall goal of implementing the Action Plan?

Pursuant to subsection A, Section II, the Action Plan promulgated together with Decision 1294/QD-BYT in 2022 stipulates the following general objectives:

Formulate an Action Plan for the implementation of the National Strategy on Nutrition to 2025, including the main contents and tasks in order to concretize tasks, solutions and organize the implementation to achieve the goals. goals and targets in Decision No. 02/QD-TTg dated January 5, 2022 of the Prime Minister as well as the goals and targets of nutrition set by the health sector by 2025.

Objectives for the implementation of the National Strategic Action Plan on nutrition to 2025 in Vietnam

What are the specific objectives for the implementation of the Action Plan?

Pursuant to subsection B, Section II, the Action Plan promulgated together with Decision 1294/QD-BYT in 2022 stipulates the following objectives:

- Objective 1: Implement a diverse, reasonable and food-safe diet for all ages and all subjects according to the life cycle, especially high-risk groups and sick people.

- Objective 2: Improve the nutritional status of mothers, children and adolescents, focusing on ethnic minority areas and mountainous areas, poor districts, and extremely difficult communes.

- Objective 3: Control overweight and obesity, prevent chronic non-communicable diseases and related risk factors in children, adolescents and adults.

- Objective 4: Improve micronutrient deficiency in children, adolescents and women of childbearing age, focusing on ethnic minorities and mountainous areas, poor districts, special communes difficulty.

- Objective 5: Increase resources to effectively implement the National Strategy on nutrition and improve the capacity to respond to nutrition in emergency situations.

Accordingly, based on the Action Plan of the Ministry of Health, the units develop their own specific plans according to their assigned functions and tasks and organize the implementation.

Khanh Linh

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