Nutrition International supports Government of Tanzania in making adolescent nutrition a priority

Tanzania’s Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children convened the first National Accelerated Action Plan and Investment Agenda for Adolescent Health and Wellbeing Conference in Dodoma from September 8-10. The conference aimed to address the six big issues that the country’s adolescents face: teenage marriage and pregnancy, poor nutrition, school dropout rates, sexual, physical and physiological violence, HIV and AIDS, and a lack of meaningful employment opportunities.

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