2018 Joint-Assessment by the multi-stakeholder platform UGANDA Report UGANDA
16 August 2018
Terms of reference for engagement of a consultant to undertake the situation analyze of the participation of the academia and research institutions in scaling up nutrition; development of TORs for the Academic network and development of a costed strategy is ongoing. [...] Overall achievements/positive changes/ key challenges and suggestions for improvements/ other relevant activities in the context of scaling up nutrition efforts in-country) A focus of 2017-2018 has been to ensure the process of development of the Nutrition Policy is well coordinate and , is in the final stages of development. [...] The Parliamentary The MSNTC developed Members of the Multi- Forum on Nutrition concept note and sectoral Nutrition Advocacy (PFN) PFN was organised a series of and Communication launched in June 2017 preparatory meetings Platform provided by the Rt Hon Speaker with stakeholders additional resources for the of Parliament of the event Republic Uganda 3. [...] Improve data use Establishment of the A proposal for the European Commission with and evidence for National information National Information support from the United nutrition programming; Platform for Nutrition Platforms for Nutrition Kingdom Department for was developed; (NIPN) was developed International Development funding has been for support from and the Bill and Melinda secured and the NIPN. [...] Is the MSP involved in discussions and planning Yes for emergency preparedness and response? If The Permanent Secretary (PS) of the Office of the yes, does the MSP engage with humanitarian Prime Minister (OPM) is the chairperson of the Inter partners, and how does the MSP contribute to Agency Technical Committee comprised of focal linking development and humanitarian nutrition actions? point techn.