Presentation of UNICEF Report on the situation of children in the world was held in Ashgabat

On October 16, 2019, the presentation of the annual UNICEF Report on the situation of children in the world, which was presented under the slogan “Children, food and nutrition: full development in a changing world,” was held at the Archabil metropolitan hotel.

The event was attended by Kristin Weigand, UNICEF Representative in Turkmenistan, N.Amannepesov, Minister of Health and Medical Industry of Turkmenistan, UNICEF specialists, representatives of the ministries, departments and the private sector of the country.

During the presentation, videos were shown on the importance of normal nutrition of children, the speakers made presentations about the nutrition policy of our country and the main priorities of the National Nutrition Program of Turkmenistan, as well as the special importance and need to improve and enrich the diet of children at an early age, children of school age and adolescence age.

During their speeches, experts especially drew attention to the full-fledged receipt by children of foods rich in vitamins and minerals that support the functioning of their rapidly growing body and brain, in other words, early childhood development.