There is ample evidence that the prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and their associated risk factors have been increasing in the past decades and now have reached alarming levels. Undernutrition persists among selected groups. Several policies and action plans have been implemented to tackle the double burden of malnutrition in the country, especially the NPANM III (2016-2025). However, there have been challenges in implementing some of the identified strategies, the main ones being lack of inter-sectorial and multi-stakeholder coordination, financial shortfall and lack of human resource capacity.Read more
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