Ammon News – The National Nutrition Strategy confirms the dedication of the federal government and different involved events to laying the foundations for reaching higher ranges of vitamin for all segments of society consistent with the royal imaginative and prescient associated to the need of reaching financial and social growth objectives, Minister of Health, Firas Al-Hawari, stated on Sunday.
This got here when the Ministry of Health launched the technique and its government framework for (2023-2030) in cooperation with the WHO.
In his speech to the attendees, Al-Hawari pressured that the technique will represent a roadmap to information authorities efforts and the efforts of the related companions to enhance vitamin for all segments of society to forestall malnutrition, chubby and weight problems, micronutrient deficiencies and diet-related noncommunicable illnesses, and to strengthen diets.
As for girls of childbearing age, the research indicated an enchancment within the fee of anemia and the absence of a well being drawback for vitamin A deficiency, whereas the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency reached 63%, folic acid deficiency is 11%, and vitamin B12 is about 19. The research indicated that the speed of chubby and weight problems elevated to a complete of 59%, and that there was no well being drawback with being underweight, as its prevalence was lower than 2%.
“Proper vitamin is crucial to human well being and a fundamental proper and modifications in diets accompanying way of life modifications in all international locations of the Eastern Mediterranean Region have led to the unfold of unhealthy dietary patterns which have resulted in a rise in ranges of Obesity, diet-related noncommunicable illnesses, low ranges of lactation and micronutrient deficiencies, in keeping with the consultant of the WHO in Jordan Dr Jamela Al-Raiby.
The Head of the Nutrition Department on the Ministry of Health, Rawhieh Barham, reviewed the a number of axes of the technique, which was developed based mostly on scientific research that handled the present dietary scenario in Jordan and guided by the regional and international objectives of vitamin.
The launch ceremony of the technique was adopted by a dialogue session between the involved companions to coordinate the efforts that can be made with a purpose to obtain the imaginative and prescient and targets of the technique and the manager framework successfully and inside the established timeframe.