The Social and Cultural Development Sector of the Council of Ministers in its meeting today, Monday 30 March 2020, chaired by Professor / Mohamed Al-Amin Ahmed Al-Tom, Minister of Education reviewed a study on "The cost of undernourishment on the national product, education and health" presented by Ms. Lina Sheikh Mahjoub, Minister of Labor and Social Development
The study focused on the impact of the underfeeding on important sectors such as education and health
The sector recommended the development of a national strategy to tackle undernutrition and reduce its effects, coordinate with the Ministry of Information and Culture to broadcast educational and awareness-raising programs to give a clear picture to the citizen about malnutrition and its effects, to change his habits and behavior in relation to a healthy, balanced food, and work to increase the attention to the school meal and insertion the necessary to budgetary provisions
The sector also recommended taking advantage of multi-indicator surveys in setting policies and plans to reduce child undernutrition.
Besides benefiting from the experiences of countries and international organizations in dealing with food shortages