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1 UGANDA PROFILES 2012 Malnutrition: Uganda Is Paying Too High a Price 1 Uganda PROFILES Part A

2 The National Development Plan (NDP) 2010–2015 Reduce poverty from 31% to 25% Main driving strategies: – Increased agricultural productivity and value added – Improved health and survival – Human capacity development UGANDA PROFILES

3 Requirements for Achieving NDP 2010–2015 Goals Ugandans must attain their full potential in: – Productivity – Health – Education First and foremost, children must be well cared for UGANDA PROFILES

4 Malnutrition among Children under , 2001, and 2006 (WHO Standards) UDHS, 1995, 2001, 2006 UGANDA PROFILES 2012 Number of stunted children is increasing: 2.93 million (1995) 3.89 million (2009) 4

5 Micronutrient Deficiencies in Uganda, 2001 and 2006 UDHS, 2001 and 2006 ChildrenWomen UGANDA PROFILES

6 Vulnerability to Malnutrition Is Higher in Some Regions UDHS, 2006 UGANDA PROFILES

7 Discussion UGANDA PROFILES

8 This training presentation is made possible by the generous support of the American people through the support of the Office of Health, Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and USAID/Uganda, under terms of Cooperative Agreement No. AID-OAA-A , through the FANTA-2 Bridge, managed by FHI 360. The contents are the responsibility of FHI 360 and do not necessarily reflect the views of USAID or the United States Government. March 2012 UGANDA PROFILES


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