Dominica claims to be leading the way in the Caribbean in progressive fiscal policies on nutrition. This as a school nutrition policy is in the process of being implemented in Dominica.
This policy is being undertaken by the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Environment.
The overall goal of the policy is to provide a school environment that enhances learning and the development of healthy lifelong eating and activity behaviors.
Principals, teachers and nutritionists in the school system participated in a stakeholder’s consultation that will provide information on the school nutrition policy for Dominica.
Dr Audrey Morris is a Nutrition Advisor for the Pan American Health Organization.
Nutrition Advisor for the Pan American Health Organization Dr Audrey Morris
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