The National Food and Nutrition Commission of Zambia is a statutory body established by Government through an Act of Parliament, Act No. 41 of 1967 under the Ministry of Health. It is a promotional and advisory organ to Government on matters concerning food and nutrition. Its aim is to improve the nutritional status of the people, with focus on vulnerable groups such as children, pregnant and nursing mothers.
The office of the NFNC is headed by the Executive Director, the Deputy Director and supported by professional and administrative staff, whose primary task is to implement decisions of the Commission.
- 14 August 2013
NFNC Exhibits at 2013 Trade Fair in Ndola!!!The Food and Nutrition Commission exhibited at this year’s International Trade Fair in Ndola. The Commission had a number of services to offer during this event, among them were; nutrition counseling, checking of Body Mass Index (BMI) as well as giving out IEC materials with vital information on human nutrition in general.