2. Promote improved nutrition nationwide
Support enforcement and evaluations of legislation pertaining to the fortification of flour and isodisation of salt under the Food Regulations amendment as well as the 2015 introduced Soft Drink Taxation
Advocate for the adoption of additional legislation preventing the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children under the latest draft amendments to the Food Regulations.
Provide technical guidance and support to future avenues of government reform and the enforcement of legislation that either directly or indirectly addresses population nutrition.
Review current National Guidelines for Healthy Diet and Lifestyles ensuring alignment with relevant international standards
Develop standardised catering policy framework to mainstream healthy catering across workplaces
Support the HPS committee and MOE in developing mechanisms to encourage schools to adopt the Health Canteen Guidelines and enforce compliance with the 2014 endorsed Swit Drink Policy
Support the MOE curriculum development unit in the revision of food and nutrition curriculum.
Develop standardised and Vanuatu specific messaging including examples of the inclusion of nutrition-sensivity into community development projects.