Decrease prevalence of anemia among pregnant women

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 - LOW INCOME
Targeted population Specific population group(s)
Targeted population age Specific age group(s)
Targeted population specific age Pregnant women
Targeted population sex Only girls/women
Population coverage 686,800.0
Primary indicator Prevalence (%) of anaemia in pregnant women
Primary indicator baseline 72%
Primary indicator target 15%
Duration January, 2023 - January, 2030

Goal action plan

Training on nutrition and prevention of anemia during pregnancy

- Raising awareness to increase the number of pregnant women in prenatal consultations

- Adopt mobile team and door-to-door pre-natal consultations

- Provide anemia screening equipment to all health centers

- Demonstration of the importance of having an adequate blood glucose level

- Demonstration of the consequences of anemia during pregnancy

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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