Action - GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) National ordinance for healthy nutrition at school - School fruit and vegetable scheme - School age children (SAC)

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) National ordinance for healthy nutrition at school

Programme description

These programmes and actions were reported by countries for the 2nd WHO Global Nutrition Policy Review 2016-2017 module on actions related to school health and nutrition programmes. Programme objectives: reduce or prevent child undernutrition (stunting, wasting, micronutrient deficiencies); reduce or prevent childhood overweight or obesity; foster healthy diet and lifestyle habits. Components of the school health and nutrition programme include: standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools; ban on vending machines in schools; hygienic cooking facilities and clean eating environment in schools; provision of school meals/school feeding programme; school fruit and vegetable scheme; school milk scheme. http://lex.bg/en/laws/ldoc/2135642509

Programme type

References

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.

Start date:

January
2009
Target group: 
School age children (SAC)
Delivery: 
Kindergarten/school
Implementation details : 

The fruit and vegetable scheme is free for some children. Types of fruit and vegetable products provided: fresh fruit and vegetables. Provided 2-3 times per week. Fruit and vegetables are procured domestically, locally. Activities linked to the promotion of fruit and vegetable consumption include: nutrition education.

Coverage level (%): 
All

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