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August 01, 2021 09:13:43
August 01, 2021 16:25:43
Experts call on the government to take a multi-pronged approach to strengthen the health sector in the country, as malnutrition is a critical issue during the Covd-19 epidemic.
He also expressed concern about the spread of coronavirus in poor families, saying it would seriously affect the nutrition of children and women.
Their observations were based on “Food Security for Nutrition – How Should Bangladesh Plan for the Future?” It is a discussion from the Web.
Innovation Consulting Private Limited, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Bangladesh, North South University and Finance Express hosted a virtual conference on Thursday.
The event was part of an integrated discussion campaign – ‘Bangladesh’s Miracle – Celebrating Bangladesh’s 50 Years of Development’ – Innovation Consulting.
The panel discussion and outcome are expected to contribute to the UN Food Summit 202021.
Participants focused on a comprehensive and comprehensive policy approach that includes improved nutrition and nutrition to ensure adequate nutrition for the population.
GAIN Bangladesh Country Director Rudaba Kunker welcomes Penjani Makambula, Global Cluster Leader, Large-Scale Food Recipe (LSFF) Presented the original title.
According to official data, 2.0 billion people in the world’s low- and middle-income countries do not have access to essential vitamins and minerals.
He added that climate change is the main cause of the decline in major cereals.
Hidden hunger increases the risk of serious health problems in these countries, especially for women and children, including anesthesia, poor brain development, immunity, anemia, and blindness.
Meanwhile, changing climate is threatening global food production, which could affect food supplies in the future. As demand for nutrients increases, so does supply pressure.
Bangladesh has made great strides in reducing malnutrition, but micro-malnutrition remains a major challenge for women, children and adolescents.
52.8% (PC) of infants aged 06 to 59 months are deficient in vitamin A, 32.5 pcs of zinc, and 26.1 per cent of vitamin D, 22.3 per cent of anemia, and 20.3 per cent of iodine deficiency.
Among NNNL (non-pregnant breastfeeding) women between the ages of 15-49, 71.3 pc are vitamin D deficiency, 45.4 pc zinc deficiency, 31 pc essential iodine deficiency, and 30.20 pc.
According to Penjani Makambula, a coordinated approach should be taken to reduce micronutrient deficiencies in nutrition, supplementation, large-scale nutrition, biofuels, and disease control.
Bangladeshis say they are now using vitamin A fortified oil, iodine salt and fortified rice and wheat.
Mimkambula proposed a five-point plan for a major nutrition and life-enhancing program.
He said the policy should be taken to add vitamin D to the fort’s list following the severe shortage of such vitamins in Bangladesh.
Steps must be taken to control anemia, zinc deficiency, the digestive system and fortified foods, and to modernize the consumer market for edible oil to improve the quality of vitamin A.
It also focuses on boosting biofuel-certified rice production and business.
Over the past two decades, the number of indicators of life expectancy, fertility, infant mortality, immunization, literacy and many other indicators has been high, said Dr. MS Mustafafizur Rahman, Director of Bangladesh Traditional Nutrition Services (NS) Bangladesh. .
He said the country has a number of other programs to address malnutrition, adding that it has adopted the Scaleipation (SUN) program ten years ago.
He said increasing food production, managing a balanced diet and strengthening food intake has helped to reduce the country’s waste, wastage, weight loss, etc.
But with the World Health Organization’s target, rates are still unsatisfactory.
The country has important policies and action plans to fight malnutrition in all sectors and we are doing our best to implement those. However, he said the epidemic is causing problems with the declining population.
The party’s chief administrator, Shuchana Part 1, Save the The Indians, Dr. Sheikh K. Shah Rahman Rahman, said that the emergence and emergence of new poor people should be a key issue in the fight against malnutrition.
He said Bangladesh could suffer for two to three years due to the negative impact of the epidemic on the national economy.
He said it was time to redesign the food distribution system so that the poor could get food.
He said the government has been providing various packages to industry and other sectors.
The support should be long-term and short-term, so small farmers should be provided with such packages.
He said multi-sectoral participation and collaboration involving 22 ministries and other relevant sectors should be coordinated in the program.
According to Rezaul Karim, head of the World Food Program in Bangladesh, the main food distribution is rice distribution.
In the last two or three years, the annual distribution of food has reached 2.0 million tons, of which only a few were wheat.
Mr Karim said 40,000 tons of biscuits had been distributed to 3.0 million school children in Bangladesh.
Dr. Ahmed Hossaina, Director of the Department of Public Health and North Health University, Global Health Institute, focuses on academics, research organizations and policy makers to focus on academic issues.
He also called for timely publication of the necessary information to make the necessary policies.
Eddie Bernott, Managing Director of Care Nutritions Ltd, presented a paper on ‘Consumer Canned Foods’ in Bangladesh and its gradual improvement and promises.
The newspaper reported that Bangladesh’s gross domestic product (GDP) The cost of snacks has increased by 136 pcs since 2010. The snack consumption has outpaced GDP growth.
Snacking can be very important to alleviate malnutrition, says Mr. Bernot.
Malnutrition is a major problem among adolescents, said team leader Dr. Anika Tahsin Khan, Adolescent Project, Innovation Consulting Private Limited.
She says that at this age, children undergo rapid mental and physical changes that require special care during feeding and feeding.
Zaki Haider, director of innovation at Epier Social Enterprises Limited, argued for nutrition and staffing and the appropriateness of technology.
Mandera Guha Niogi, Senior Policy Adviser, GAIN Bangladesh Coordinated the Website, Dr. Mid Abdul Alim, Bangladesh Food Safety Authority (BSA) also spoke with others.