National Nutrition Week 2021

Every year national nutrition week is being observed throughout the country releasing mass media campaign on nutrition and disseminating nutrition-related messages. This year Bangladesh government is observing the National Nutrition Week from April 23 to April 29 under the theme “Think Food, Think Nutrition’, supervised by Health Service Division, MoHFW. This awareness program is successfully Implemented by IPHN and BNNC, which is closely monitored by DGHS and DGFP. NNS and other development partners have also a great contribution to this huge campaign. Honourable Health and Family Planning (MoHFW) Minister Zahid Maleque inaugurated the event on April 22 at a virtual meeting. The main goal of National Nutrition Week 2021 is to increase public awareness about nutrition, to which various action has been taken to celebrate the campaign including recommended food baskets distribution, promotion of nutrition services, health checkup in every community clinics, UHC, district, divisional level. Additionally, nutrition-related messages have been shared through mass media, various forums, district, divisional level meeting, mosque and other religious worship places.