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UAE Ministry of Health to conduct nutrition survey

21 June 2010

The UAE ministry of health is set to launch the first comprehensive national survey aimed at providing a clear view of the nutritional status of UAE residents, Khaleej Times has reported. The survey, which is planned to begin by year end, is part of the National Nutrition Strategy launched last month. "The survey will primarily target four groups including pre-schoolers, primary and secondary schoolgoers, youth as well as women of child bearing ages in both rural and urban settings," according to Dr Mahmoud Fikri, CEO Health Policies Affairs at the ministry.

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