Programmes / actions in Canada

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Action name Date End year
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q20) Eat Well Campaign - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - Adult men and women 2012
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q20) Nutrition Facts Education Campaign - Focus on the Facts - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - Adult men and women 2010
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q16) - Ban or virtual elimination of industrial trans fatty acids 2007
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12a) Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide. - Food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups 2007
GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q6) - Growth monitoring and promotion - Infants and young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC) 1994
GNPR 2016-2017: Nutrition and infectious disease (q40) - Counselling on nutritional support&care for people living with HIV - HIV cases 1990
GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q7) - Breastfeeding promotion and/or counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)|Infants and young children
GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q8) - Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) - Newborns (up to 28 days of age)|Lactating women (LW)
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13) - Nutrient declaration - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13) - Nutrition and health claims
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q15) - Reformulation of foods and/or beverages to reduce salt/sodium content - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q15) - Reformulation of foods and/or beverages to reduce saturated fatty acid content - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q15) - Reformulation of foods and/or beverages to reduce trans fatty acid content - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q17) - Taxation and price policies - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q25) - Multiple micronutrients supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q28) - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q30) - Rice fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q31) - Oil fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q32) - Salt iodization - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q35) - Milk fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q35) - Other food fortification - All population groups
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