These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to healthy diets, overweight and diet-related NCDs. More actions and programmes reported can be accessed through the country page.
WHO (2018) Global Nutrition Policy Review. Country progress in creating enabling policy environments for promoting healthy diets and nutrition http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/policies/global_nut_policyrevi...
The Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016–2017 is the report of the second comprehensive analysis of nutrition-related policy environment, coordination mechanisms, available capacities and actions being taken in 176 Member States (91%) and one area which responded to the survey carried out between July 2016 and December 2017.
Communication channels, settings and contexts: TV (voluntary), radio (voluntary), advertising (mandatory), sponsorship (mandatory), promotions (mandatory), give-aways (mandatory), using celebrities (mandatory). Objectives of the measures are: to prevent misleading marketing messages for children; to reduce or prevent childhood obesity; to foster healthy diets and lifestyle habits; to improve child nutrition/reduce malnutrition. Marketing to children is defined as: Nature of the product itself; Settings where children gather such as schools, childcare and other educational establishments.