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 (voluntary), Internet (voluntary), social media (voluntary), advergames (voluntary). The Law on the handling of energy drinks (hereinafter ? Law) has been approved by the Parliament of Latvia on 21 January, 2016. The Law determines several prohibitions and demands regarding the energy drinks advertisement, for example the energy drinks advertisement and audio, visual or audiovisual announcements may not target people under the age of 18, it is prohibited to create an impression that energy drinks are consumed while participating in sports or impression that energy drinks are consumed together with alcoholic beverages. Also the Law defines that the advertisement of energy drinks shall include information, which warns the public about the negative effects of the usage of energy drinks. Objectives of the measures are: to reduce children's exposure to marketing of foods and beverages high in saturated fatty acids, trans-fat, free sugars, or salt/sodium; to limit the power (or persuasive intent) of marketing of foods and beverages high in saturated fatty acids, trans-fatty acids, free sugars, or salt; to prevent misleading marketing messages for children; to warn the public about the negative effects of energy drinks. Marketing to children is defined as: Specific programmes, films or other communication channels, including digital, identified as being directed at or of particular appeal to children, where marketing is not permitted; Programmes or other communication channels where children make up a given % of total audience; Content and themes used in the marketing, e.g. cartoon characters and free toys; Settings where children gather such as schools, childcare and other educational establishments. The approach to defining which foods and beverages are covered by the measure: specific food and drink products or categories of foods and beverages clearly defined in a positive or negative list; energy drinks and soft drinks. Applies to children under the age of 18 for energy drinks and under the age of 12 for soft drinks.