Global Targets 2025

To improve maternal, infant and young child nutrition

WHO's Member States have endorsed global targets for improving maternal, infant and young child nutrition and are committed to monitoring progress. The targets are vital for identifying priority areas for action and catalysing global change.

Global nutrition targets 2025: Policy briefs


TARGET: 40% reduction in the number of children under-5 who are stunted


TARGET: 50% reduction of anaemia in women of reproductive age

Low birth weight

TARGET: 30% reduction in low birth weight

Childhood overweight

TARGET: No increase in childhood overweight


TARGET: Increase the rate of exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months up to at least 50%


TARGET: Reduce and maintain childhood wasting to less than 5%


Informal consultation with Member States and UN Agencies

On proposed set of indicators for the Global Monitoring Framework for Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition 30 September - 1 October 2013, WHO/HQ Executive Board room

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