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National policies improving the nutritional quality of the food supply

Chronic Disease Prevention An overview of population-level policies that have been implemented in countries around the world, to improve the nutritional quality of the food supply. Describes instruments and actions that drive policy initiation and implementation, including:
  • Cross-sectoral collaboration & joining-up interests
  • Creation of multi-stakeholder task forces & nutrition policy councils
  • Advocacy coalitions & consumer awareness campaigns
  • Harnessing windows of opportunity
  • Food product monitoring & health surveillance
Includes a summary of approaches that have led to effective policy development and implementation with examples from 10 countries from around the world including Europe, Africa, North America, Asia and Oceania. 


Author:
Anna Savelyeva
Category:
Example/Component
Topics:
Chronic Disease Prevention, Food Environment, Healthy Eating
Setting:
Community-at-large
Age:
Prenatal, Infant, Toddler (1-3), Children (4-11), Youth (12-17), Adults (18-64), Older Adults (65 and over)
Language:
English
Jurisdiction:
International