3rd of May 2023

Launch of the ‘National Nutrition Policy 2021-2030’

  • Finished
  • LocationBMICH (Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall), Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo

The Nutrition Division of Ministry of Health has revised and developed the ‘National Nutrition Policy 2021-2030’ in view of ending all forms of malnutrition by 2030. ...

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21st of August 2022

Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Sri Lankans - Practitioners' Handbook

Launch Of Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Sri Lankans – Practitioners’ Handbook

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13th of October 2022

National Nutrition Month 2022

  • Finished
  • LocationAuditorium, National Blood Transfusion Service

Nutrition Month 2022 theme is “Nutrition at low cost: Know, Find Alternatives, Grow and Share” and the objective is to overcome the nutritional vulnerability due to the current economic crisis. ...

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9th of December 2021

National Nutrition Month 2021

Family Health Bureau, 231 De Saram Pl, Colombo 01000
  • Finished
  • LocationAuditorium, Family Health Bureau

Nutrition Month 2021 will be held under the theme of “Nutrition for Protection'' with the emphasis on achieving proper nutrition through healthy eating during this COVID 19 pandemic era. ...

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What is the body mass index (BMI)?

The body mass index (BMI) is a measure that uses your height and weight to work out whether your weight is healthy.  BMI is calculated by dividing an adults’s weight in kilograms by their height in meters squared.  For example, A BMI of 25 means 25kg/m2. Read More