To have a nation that is free from malnutrition and diet related diseases and conditions


To provide leadership and participate in the provision of high quality nutrition services that are equitable, responsive, accessible and accountable to all Kenyans


  • Policy formulation, standards development and strategic planning
  • Provision of nutrition services
  • Coordination and resource mobilization
  • Nutrition assessments and surveillance
  • Capacity strengthening of health and other workers on food nutrition
  • Creation of awareness to the public on food and nutrition
  • Procurement and distribution of equipment and supplies for nutrition service delivery
  • Food and nutrition operations research
  • Administration of the scheme of service for nutrition officers and assistants
  • Monitoring and evaluation of nutrition programmes
  • Advocacy