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Several countries have initiated national actions to reduce sugar intake, including reformulation, targeted taxation and interpretative front-of-pack labelling.
This report on progress achieved in the WHO European Region and Member States in implementing the European food and nutrition action plan 2015–2020 presents selected epidemiological data on the nutritional status of populations throughout the Region and on implementation of policies recommended in regional and global frameworks to promote healthy nutrition and prevent obesity.
This report adds knowledge about Portuguese consumers’ understanding, preferences and use of different labelling formats. It makes a valuable contribution to policy discussions on FOP labelling and may inform decisions on a national scheme.
Recommendations for health care professionals – the experience from Latvia
The aim of the Initiative is to measure trends in overweight and obesity in children aged 6.0–9.9 years to get a clear understanding of the epidemic and to allow inter-country comparisons. This document outlines the common protocol agreed for use in the Initiative.
This report presents the findings of a qualitative evaluation by a team of international and national experts. It demonstrates notable achievements, opportunities for building on the achievements and suggestions for a programme and action plan for 2017–2021.
Report of an intensive legal training and capacity-building workshop on law and noncommunicable diseases (Moscow, 30 May–3 June 2016)
The protocol, and accompanying coding forms, sets out a system by which Member States can catalogue marketing via either or both of these avenues.
The WHO Regional Office for Europe has established the Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative in more than half the countries in the Region for routine monitoring of the policy response to the emerging obesity epidemic.
The effect of the “public health product tax” (PHPT) on health and social policy was evaluated 4 years after its introduction, as review and assessment of its impact were among the tasks outlined in the national “Healthy Hungary 2014–2020” strategy.
The Action Plan is intended to significantly reduce the burden of preventable diet-related noncommunicable diseases, obesity and all other forms of malnutrition still prevalent in the WHO European Region.
Children’s rights, evidence of impact, methodological challenges, regulatory options and policy implications for the WHO European Region (2016)
This report was prepared to evaluate Slovenian policies on nutrition and may be used by other Member States in the Region and particularly their policy-makers in health and welfare authorities at local and national levels, health care providers and professionals, civil society organizations and researchers.
WHO Headquarters, 2013