Launch of the ‘National Nutrition Policy 2021-2030’

Launch of the ‘National Nutrition Policy 2021-2030’

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. This is the revised version of the National Nutrition Policy issued in 2010, which is aligned with the proposed policies and procedures for the decade 2020-2030.

This revised policy has been developed through all multi-sectoral collaboration and partnership. This policy consists of strategic plans and policies which are essential to maintain the optimal nutritional status of all Sri Lankans, safeguard food security, strengthen the legal framework to protect the right to safe food, prevent unethical marketing, and ensure safe and healthy food consumption at all times, including nutrition promotion in emergencies.

The launch of this National Nutrition Policy is scheduled to be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 03 May 2023 from 9.30 am to 1.30 pm under the chairmanship of the Honorable Minister of Health.




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