OBJCTIVES

OBJECTIVES OF GHACCSSUN

The primary objective of the Ghana Coalition of Civil Society Organizations for Scaling up Nutrition is to assist the Government Ghana  to implement the National Nutrition Policy (NNP) of which of members have been involved in crafting. The successful implementation of the NNP requires cross-sectoral action which involves  the health sector as well as other relevant Ministries, Departments and Agencies including Coalition of CSOs such as GHACCSSUN.

In this regard, GHACCSSUN will assist the Government of Ghana  in the following areas:

  1. To reposition nutrition as a priority development issue in Ghana.
  2. To ensure optimal nutrition among all people living in Ghana.
  3. To increase capacity to deliver effective interventions for addressing priority nutrition problems in Ghana.
  4. To ensure food and nutrition security for all people living in Ghana.
  5. To ensure effective co-ordination, integration, and implementation of nutrition interventions in Ghana.
  6. To strengthen research, monitoring and evaluation in nutrition programs in Ghana.
  7. To launch a well-coordinated advocacy and communication campaign in line with its objectives, vision and mission.
  8. Challenge government to enact scaling up nutrition policies.
  9. Identify weaknesses in government attention to nutrition issues.

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