Tanzania National Nutrition Survey 2018
Report presenting the results of the second National Nutrition Survey (NNS) using the SMART Methodology in Tanzania
After the first Tanzania National Nutrition Survey (TNNS) was conducted in 2014, the Government agreed to repeat it every four years, in between Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). The second TNNS using SMART Methodology (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions) was conducted between September and November 2018. The objectives were to assess the nutritional status of children aged 0-59 months and of women aged 1549 years, determine infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices, and assess coverage of micronutrient interventions.
The survey was coordinated through a National Technical Committee led by TFNC and including NBS, MOHCDGEC, PORALG, OCGS, ZMOH, University of Dodoma, development partners and a SMART survey consultant.