Afya na Lishe ya Jamii

The Directorate is in charge of nutrition disorders and instituting interventions for these disorders. It has three sections with the roles distributed as follows:

  • Nutrition epidemiology section

In charge in identification of nutrition disorders and diseases

  • Community nutrition section

Institutes interventions to the issues identified by the epidemiologists; and

  • Dietetics section

Examines the non-communicable diseases which arise from overweight and obesity