Action - GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Salt reduction - All population groups

Programme: GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2009-2010, Module 6 on Obesity and diet-related NCDs. 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: 
All population groups
Implementation details : 

Measures/initiatives to remove/reduce the salt content of processed foods was reported during the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review (GNPR) 2009-2010. Bulgaria is a member of EU Salt Action Network.The main sources of salt in diet are determined.Round tables and discussion forums with food producers were performed. A formal agreement for joint actions between National Committee for realization of FNAP and producers of milk and diary products were signed.Reduction of salt content in some foods was realized in a number of enterprises due to activities in region/local level. Voluntary measures.

Coverage level (%): 
National coverage
M&E system: 

M&E implemented by: NCPHP

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