Nutrition-related health products are available at almost all state health clinics.

FROM Commitment: Accessing therapeutic supplementary food

Government / Namibia

Government of the Republic of Namibia

Partner organisations:
Multilateral organisations, including United Nations (UN) agencies: UNICEF
Date made: 14 Mar 2022
Related event: 2021 Tokyo N4G Summit
Verification status Verified Find out more
NAF SMARTness index High Find out more
Targeted location National - State clinics in all regions of Namibia to be benefiting.
Targeted population Overall population (all ages, both sexes)
Primary indicator Percentage of state health facilities with nutrition-related health products.
Primary indicator baseline 60% estimated
Primary indicator target >80%
Duration April, 2021 - March, 2025

Goal action plan

The Namibian Ministry of Health and Social Services, together with UNICEF Namibia is going to ensure universal access to essential, quality-assured, effective, safe, and affordable nutrition-related health products such as ready-to-use therapeutic and supplementary food, therapeutic milks and vitamin and mineral supplements and anthropometric equipment and diagnostic devices at state health facilities across the country.

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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