Papua New Guinea

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On 12 April 2016, the Independent state of Papua New Guinea officially joined the SUN Movement with a joint letter of commitment from Secretary Pascoe Kase, of the National Department of Health and, Secretary Hakua Harry, of the Department for National Planning and Monitoring.

To combat food and nutrition insecurity, the government has developed a multi-sectoral National Nutrition Policy and the country had been addressing malnutrition through sector-level development planning for a number of years. However, the country faced challenges in effective implementation and achieving results for people affected by malnutrition.

Progress

Bringing people together
0% 2016

Bringing people together

Coherent policy and legal framework
0% 2016

Coherent policy and legal framework

Aligning programs around a Common Results Framework
0% 2016

Aligning programs around a Common Results Framework

Financial tracking and resource mobilization
0% 2016

Financial tracking and resource mobilization

Nutrition situation

34%

Under Five Stunting

12.5%

Low Birth Weight

41.4%

0-5 Months Exclusive Breastfeeding

4.5%

Under Five Wasting

1.7%

Under Five Overweight

49.6%

Woman Anaemia 15-49 years

5.1%

Adult Blood Glucose (Diabetes)

28.9%

Adult Overweight

9.3%

Adult Obesity

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