Decrease prevalence of anemia in children under 5 years

FROM Commitment: Reduce anemia rates by 2030.

Government / Sao Tome and Principe


Partner organisations:
Multilateral organisations, including United Nations (UN) agencies: unicef, FAO, PAM
Date made: 15 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit | 2021 UN Food Systems Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - None
Targeted population Specific population group(s)
Targeted population age Specific age group(s)
Targeted population specific age Children under 5 years
Targeted population sex All
Population coverage 178,739.0
Primary indicator Prevalence (%) of anaemia in children under 5 years
Primary indicator baseline 0.68
Primary indicator target 0.1
Duration January, 2023 - December, 2030

Goal action plan

training on infant feeding and anemia prevention - Raising awareness to increase the number of children in consultations - Adopt mobile and door-to-door group consultations- Provide anemia screening equipment to all health centers- Demonstration of the importance of having an adequate blood glucose level in childhood- Demonstration of the consequences of anemia in childhood

Nutrition Action Classification


  • 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

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