Mechanisms - Austrian Nutrition Commission

Lead government agency:
Ministry of Health
Established year:
1986

Function(s)

Coordination:
  • Convening nutrition partners
  • Coordination in development of national nutrition policies and programmes
Explanations
Mandate: 

Assessment of existing evidence on the basis of the IST analyzes
Identification of specific fields of action based on scientific risk assessment and urgency analysis
The definition of target formulations within the fields of action of the NAP
Derivation of possible measures and priority actions
Preparation of proposals for prioritizing action fields, target groups and, if necessary, individual settings
Platform for exchange / network building
Information Rotary

Notes: 

This coordination mechanism was reported to the WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition. https://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrev...

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