Stunting reduction in children under 5

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 and Social Protection of the Republic of Tajikistan will commit to reducing the prevalence of stunting in children under five years of age by 40% by 2025 from 17.5% in 2017 to 7.3% in 2025.

Global Nutrition Targets

Under-5 stunting
Under-5 wasting
Exclusive breastfeeding

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 Ministry of Health and Social Protection, UNICEF, WFP, USAID
Funding mechanism Public
Cost secured Partially secured
Total costs estimated Yes, and the amount disclosed to GNR only

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