STRATEGIC OBJECTIVE 3: To promote healthy lifestyles and implement interventions to reduce the modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases: unhealthy diets, physical inactivity, tobacco use and harmful use of alcohol.
Promoting healthy diet
I. Implementing national policy, plans, standards and guidelines that promote the production and consumption of healthy diets.
II. Implementing health related legislations and regulations on salt, saturated and trans fatty acids and refined sugar content of processed foods and the packaging, labeling and marketing of food products and beverages.
III. Implementing public awareness programmes on healthy diets during the life course, in the framework of national and county strategic plans, and regulations.
V. Initiating and implementing programmes that promote healthy diets in the community, private and public educational institutions, workplace, health facilities etc, in the framework of national and county strategic plans, and regulations.
VI. Supporting and promoting existing initiatives for breastfeeding and complementary feeding.
VII. Put in place mechanisms for economic incentives including taxes and subsidies that encourage healthy choices for food and beverages.