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28 Jan 2021

WHO Launch of Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet

Around the world, millions of meals and snacks are served and sold to the public every day through institutions like schools, government offices, health care facilities, military bases, and correctional facilities. This presents an opportunity to improve the diets of the population by ensuring all food served and sold in these settings meet nutritional standards. 

On Tuesday, 12th January 2021, the World Health Organization launched a new Action framework for developing and implementing public food procurement and service policies for a healthy diet. To access the full document, click here. 

Dr. Tom Frieden, President and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, an initiative of Vital Strategies, and Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO, hosted the virtual launch. To access details and presentations from this event, click here 

Please share this launch widely with your networks and to access the graphics for social media, click here.  

The recorded webinar is now available online. To view it, click here.

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