Action - GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Implementation of legislation on marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)

Programme: GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010, Module 4 on School-based nutrition programmes. Please note that for simplicity, all interventions in a thematic module have been combined under the same programme for GINA, while they may not be implemented as a package and may have different partners. These data are currently being updated and completed through the GINA verification process. If you think you can help update and complete any of these data, please sign up to GINA and edit.

Programme type



WHO (2013) Global Nutrition Policy Review. What does it take to scale up nutrition action?

The Global nutrition policy review is based on a questionnaire survey conducted during 2009–2010, in which 119 WHO Member States and 4 territories participated.

Target group: 
Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
School age children (SAC)
Other delivery: 
pre-school, primary school, secondary school
Implementation details : 

Marketing of high-fat, energy dense, and/or micronutrient-poor foods and beverages not allowed on school premises was reported during the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Estonian advertising law says generally that advertising is prohibited in pre-schools, primary schools, basic school, and upper secondary schools.

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