Programmes / actions in Uruguay

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Action name Date End year
Guías alimentarias basadas en alimentos para la población uruguaya [Food-based dietary guidelines for Uruguayans ] - Food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups 2005
Canelones Crece Contigo - Multiple micronutrient powder (point-of-use fortification) - Infants and young children
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 - Complementary feeding promotion and/or counselling - Infants and young children
GNPR 2009-2010: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Food distribution/supplementation for prevention of acute malnutrition - Infants and young children
GNPR 2009-2010: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Food distribution/supplementation for prevention of acute malnutrition - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2009-2010: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Promotion and implementation of properly timed cord clamping - Newborns (up to 28 days of age)
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Food-based dietary guidelines
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Labelling of food products - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Nutrient-based dietary guidelines - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Nutrition counselling - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Promotion of fruit and vegetable intake - 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 - 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)|School age children (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 - Complementary food fortification - Infants and young children
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Iron supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Iron supplementation - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Salt iodization - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Vitamin and mineral nutrition - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q21) - Nutrition education and counselling - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q28) - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
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