Programmes / actions in Brazil

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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) Da Saúde se cuida todos os dias - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - All population groups 2015
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q12a) Guia alimentar para a população brasileira 2014 [Dietary Guidelines for the Brazilian Population 2014 ] - Food-based dietary guidelines - All populati... 2014
GAIN Large-scale Food Fortification Program - Rice fortification - All population groups 2010 2014
GNPR 2016-2017: Nutrition and infectious disease (q40) - Counselling on nutritional support&care for people living with HIV - HIV cases 2006
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Programa Nacional de Alimentação do Escolar (PNAE - National School Meal Program) - Standards or rules for foods and beverages available in schools - School age children (SAC) 1979
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Programa Nacional de Alimentação do Escolar (PNAE - National School Meal Program) - School feeding programmes - School age children (SAC) 1979
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Programa Nacional de Alimentação do Escolar (PNAE - National School Meal Program) - Nutrition education included in school curriculum - School age children (SAC) 1979
GNPR 2016-2017: School health and nutrition (q11) Programa Nacional de Alimentação do Escolar (PNAE - National School Meal Program) - Micronutrient supplementation in schools - School age children (SAC) 1979
Bolsa Alimentacão (BA) - Conditional cash transfer - Family ( living in same household)
Bolsa Alimentacão (BA) - Growth monitoring and promotion - Infants and young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
Bolsa Alimentacão (BA) - Nutrition education - Family ( living in same household)|Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
Bolsa Alimentacão (BA) - Vaccination - Family ( living in same household)
Bolsa Familia Programme (BFP) - Conditional cash transfer - Family ( living in same household)
Bolsa Familia Programme (BFP) - Growth monitoring and promotion - Infants and young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
Bolsa Familia Programme (BFP) - Nutrition education - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
Bolsa Familia Programme (BFP) - Vaccination - Family ( living in same household)
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 - Counselling on nutritional support&care for people living with HIV - Pregnant/lactating women with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA)
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 - Management of severe acute malnutrition - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
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: Maternal, infant and young child nutrition - Promotion of improved hygiene practices including handwashing - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Food-based dietary guidelines - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Labelling of food products - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Media promotion of healthy nutrition - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Promotion of fruit and vegetable intake - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Removal/reduction of trans fatty acids - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: Obesity and diet-related NCDs - Salt reduction - All population groups
GNPR 2009-2010: School-based nutrition - Growth monitoring and promotion - 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 - Nutrition-Friendly Schools Initiative (NFSI)/Health promoting schools - 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 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 (q6) - Growth monitoring and promotion - Infants and young children|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
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: Infant and young child nutrition (q9b) - Infant feeding in the context of HIV - Infants and young children|Pregnant/lactating women with HIV/AIDS
GNPR 2016-2017: Prevention and management of acute malnutrition (q37) - Food distribution/supplementation for prevention of acute malnutrition - |All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Prevention and management of acute malnutrition (q38) - Management of moderate malnutrition - MAM child|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|
GNPR 2016-2017: Promotion of healthy diet and prevention of obesity and diet-related NCDs (q13) - Menu labelling - All population groups
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 trans fatty acid content - All population groups
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 - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q25) - Iron and folic acid supplementation - Pregnant women (PW)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q27) - Multiple micronutrients supplementation - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)|School age children (SAC)
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q28) - Wheat flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q29) - Maize/corn flour fortification - All population groups
GNPR 2016-2017: Vitamin and mineral nutrition (q32) - Salt iodization - All population groups
Integrated Management Childhood Illness (IMCI) - Breastfeeding promotion and/or counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
Integrated Management Childhood Illness (IMCI) - Complementary feeding promotion and/or counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
Integrated Management Childhood Illness (IMCI) - Nutrition education
Integrated Management Childhood Illness (IMCI) - Other - Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Breastfeeding promotion and/or counselling - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Growth monitoring and promotion
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Nutrition education - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Oral rehydration solution promotion - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Other
The Child Pastorate Programme (CPP) - Other - Lactating women (LW)|Pregnant women (PW)|Preschool-age children (Pre-SAC)