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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10th of December 2020

The launching of our website

Bandaranayake Memorial International Conference Hall
  • Finished
  • LocationBMICH

Nutrition Division is the focal point of coordination of all the nutrition related activities in the Ministry of Health. We are happy to announce the launching of our website on 10th December, 2020. ...

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12th of March 2021

National Nutrition Policy (NNP)

  • Finished
  • Location-

Food and nutrition security of the country need to be achieved by fulfilling the dietary needs of the population with daily utilization of diversified safe food in adequate quantity... ...

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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