Strategy against Overweight and Obesity

Title

Strategy against Overweight and Obesity

Country

Policy Start

2012

Policy End

ongoing

Sub Theme

Specific theme

Obesity prevalence reduction

Lowi Policy Typology

Distributive

Policy Mechanism Category

Advocacy or education

Specific Mechanism

Education and food regulation

Stated objective of policy in publication

Reverse the prevalence of overweightness or obesity in children and slow the growth of obesity in adults by promoting physical activity, increase safe drinking water access, reduce sugar and fat intake, increase intake of vegetables, reduce sodium intake, and spread information about healthy portions and cooking

Target population of policy

Implementation stage

Ongoing

Financing source(s)

Ministry of Health

Policy Evaluation included?

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Strategy against Overweight and Obesity,” Literature on Urban Health Policy in Latin America(LUHPLA), accessed June 14, 2024, http://luhpla.georgetown.domains/items/show/1704.

Geolocation