Programmes / actions in Iceland

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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) Reduction of salt intake - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - Adult men and women|All population groups 2015
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q20) Implementation of the Nordic Keyhole in Iceland - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - Adolescents|Adult men and women|All population groups 2013
Dietary and nutrient guidelines - Dietary goals and food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups 2013
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) The Icelandic national curriculum guides for all school levels - Nutrition education included in school curriculum - School age children (SAC) 2011
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13) - Front-of-pack labelling system - All population groups 2011
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12a) Ráðleggingar um mataræði og næringarefni [Dietary and nutrient guidelines ] - Food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups 2006
GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q6) - Growth monitoring and promotion - Infants and young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC) 1984
GNPR 2009-2010: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Breastfeeding promotion and/or counselling - Infants (up to 1 year of age)
GNPR 2009-2010: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Promotion of improved hygiene practices including handwashing - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Growth monitoring and promotion - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Implementation of legislation on marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Implementation of legislation on marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to children - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Improved food safety at vending places - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative (NFSI)/Health promoting schools - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Provision of safe water - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - School feeding programmes - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - School feeding programmes - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - School fruit and vegetable scheme - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - School milk scheme - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Margarine/butter fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Oil fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Other food fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Infant and young child nutrition (q10) - Complementary feeding promotion and/or counselling - Infants and young children
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: Nutrition and infectious disease (q40) - Counselling on nutritional support&care for people living with HIV - HIV cases
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12b) - Nutrient-based dietary guidelines - Infants and young children|Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
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 (q16) - Ban or virtual elimination of industrial trans fatty acids
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q21) - Nutrition education and counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - Extracurricular nutrition education - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - Nutrition education included in school curriculum - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - School feeding programmes - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - Standards for marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in school setting - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - Standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Health Promoting Schools - Vending machines not allowed in schools - School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q25) - Folic acid supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q25) - Vitamin D supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q27) - Vitamin D supplementation - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q31) - Oil fortification - 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
Health Promotion School Projects in Iceland - Promotion of healthy diets - Adolescents