Policy - Food security, healthy eating & physical activity National policy

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Ministry of Labour, Health and Social affairs
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Ministry of Labour, Health and Social affairs
Type of policy:
Comprehensive national nutrition policy, strategy or plan


Goals, objectives or targets related to nutrition: 

The goal is to protect and promote health and reduce burden of diseases related to food and nutrition while contributing to social and economic development and sustainable environment. More specifically, the main goal of health sector is promotion of health through well balanced diet, prevention of nutritional deficiencies and prevention and control of food borne diseases.

Legislation Details
As mentioned in the NPA, & 6: legislation standarts, the following legislations were adapted:
Legislation on labelling of foods with nutritional information such as ingredients and the corresponding energy intake (www.molhsa.gem, www.moh.gov.ge, www.maf.ge)
Legislation on prevention of iodine, other microelement and vitamin deficiencies" 2005 (Parlament of Georgia)
Consumer protection policy 2004
Technical Regulation of Food Fortification. Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs Order #300/n, 19.10.2007: Tbilisi.

WHO 2nd Global Nutrition Policy ReviewCountry reporting template, 2009, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Noncommunicable Diseases and Environment Unit Monitoring progress on improving nutrition and physical activity and preventing obesity in the WHO European Region

Further notes: 

As mentioned in the NPA and evaluated in the report analysing the Georgia National Nutrition Survey 2009 (GNNS 2009), a cross-sectional, nationwide survey assessment of nutritional status in several target groups in Georgia, the following nutrition indicators were monitored and evaluated:Anemia and iron deficiency, Folate deficiency, Bread fortification, Salt iodization and consumption, Protein-energy nutritional status, Infant and young child feeding.

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