NIPN Advisory Committee Meeting, Vientiane

Dec 3, 2019

Vientiane December, 2019

A maiden NIPN Advisory Committee Meeting was held in November 2019 as a prelude to the national nutrition forum. The meeting was chaired by H.E. Dr Kikeo Chantaboury, Vice Minister of MPI and Chair of      NIPN Advisory Committee and Mrs. Phonsaly Souksavath, Deputy Head of LSB and Deputy Chair NIPN Advisory Committee. It provided the opportunity for both the Data and Policy Analysis Units to give progress reports of their activities since the inception of NIPN in the country. The Committee gave strategic directions on some of the activities and proffered solutions to some of the challenges affecting the implementation of the programme in Lao PDR. Members of the committee also provided insights to some of the nutrition policy relevant questions posed by stakeholders at both national and sub national levels during the dissemination of report on “Multiple and Overlapping Deprivation Analysis on Stunting among children under 5 years in Lao”. This enabled the Data and Policy Analysis Units to prioritize questions for analysis in 2020

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