Action - GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Procedure on child nutrition in pre-shool, school and social care establishments - School milk scheme - School age children (SAC)

Programme: GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Procedure on child nutrition in pre-shool, school and social care establishments

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 childhood overweight or obesity; foster healthy diet and lifestyle habits; educate children and improve knowledge about healthy diet and lifestyle habits; tackle health inequalities; support the agriculture sector by creating farm to school linkages (e.g. cereals, milk, fruit and vegetables supply). Components of the school health and nutrition programme include: standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools; provision of school meals/school feeding programme; school fruit and vegetable scheme; school milk scheme; nutrition education included in school curriculum; extracurricular nutrition education; physical education in school curriculum; standards for marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in school setting; safe drinking water available free of charge; adequate sanitation and hygiene facilities in schools; school gardens. https://e-seimas.lrs.lt/portal/legalAct/lt/TAD/TAIS.411986/tQnlxWjCLV?po...

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
2011
Target group: 
School age children (SAC)
Delivery: 
Kindergarten/school
Implementation details : 

All children in the targeted schools are eligible to participate. Milks provided include full-fat or whole milk.

Coverage level (%): 
60.00%

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