Public consultation on the draft WHO Guidelines: Saturated fatty acid intake and trans-fatty acid intake for adults and children


This form is for collecting comments on the WHO draft guidelines Saturated fatty acid intake and trans-fatty acid intake for adults and children.

The consultation is open to all, however, a completed and signed Declaration of Interest (DOI) form must accompany your comments.  Comments not accompanied by a completed and signed DOI form will not be considered. (Access to the guideline and supporting systematic reviews only does not require completing a DOI and is granted after providing identifying information on the next page).

You may download a Word version of the DOI form here or a PDF version here.

The completed form can be uploaded after providing identifying information on the following page.

By participating in the public consultation, you also agree to your name, organization/affiliation and comments being posted to the WHO website. You will be asked to provide consent on a subsequent page.

Filling out the form

The form is divided into several sections. After completing a section click on the 'Next' button to navigate to the next section. You can also go back to earlier questions in the form by clicking on the 'Previous' button at the bottom of any page. Do not use the back or forward buttons on your internet browser as this may reset the entire form. If you would like to save your progress at any point during the process, you may do so by clicking on the 'Resume later' button at the bottom left of the page and you will be prompted to provide a name, password and email address. If you provide an email address, your selected name and password will be emailed to you along with the link to return to the consultation. Please save the login information as we are not able to retrieve lost user names and/or passwords. If you lose the login information, you can restart the process from the beginning which will include re-entering your identifying information and uploading the completed DOI form again. To resume completion of a saved form, return to the consultation page via the link provided in the email you will receive when saving your progress. If prompted, fill in the required login information and click on the 'Load unfinished survey' button. To restart and/or clear all of the information you've entered into the form, click on the 'Exit and clear survey' button.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory.

You will receive confirmation that your input was received after clicking on the 'Submit' button at the end of the process.

For those interested only in accessing the draft guidelines and supporting systematic reviews (and not in submitting comments), please provide the information requested on the next page and links to the draft guidelines and supporting systematic reviews will be provided.

Please email any questions to nutrition@who.int.