Prevention of micronutrient deficiencies

Government / Tajikistan

Ministry of Health and Social Protection

Commitment made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: No event
Targeted location (aggregate)

National - All regions (Dushanbe, Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast, Districts of the Republican Subordination, Khatlon, Sughd)

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Commitment description

The Ministry of Health commits to the implementation of the national programme on the prevention of micronutrient deficiencies and related diseases for 2022-2027 to increase domestically fortified wheat flour and use of adequately iodized salt by households and decrease anaemia among children under five years of age and women of reproductive age

Global Nutrition Targets

Under-5 stunting

Nutrition Action Classification across all goals


  • Financial
  • Operational
  • Leadership and governance
  • Research monitoring and data


  • Food environment
  • Food supply chain
  • Consumer knowledge
  • Nutrition care services


  • Undernutrition
  • Diet
  • Obesity and diet-related NCDs
  • Food and nutrition security

N4G themes covered by goals

  • Food
  • Health
  • Resilience
  • Data
  • Financing

Total funding and costs across all goals

Funders MOHSPP, MOINT, UNICEF, WFP, USAID, Private companies
Funding mechanism Public, development assistance, private sector investment by salt producers and wheat flour mills
Cost secured Partially secured
Total costs estimated Yes, and the amount disclosed to GNR only

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