Food, nutrition and health policy : report on a workshop, Moscow, Russian Federation 20-24 April 1998
AbstractThe Know-How Fund (United Kingdom), Health Promotion Wales, the Institute of Nutrition of the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Moscow, the Centre for Preventive Medicine, Moscow and the WHO Regional Office for Europe jointly organized a Workshop on Health, Nutrition and Food Policy in the Russian Federation. This was a follow-up to the preliminary workshop held in October 1997 (see WHO Regional Office for Europe document EUR/RUS/LVNG 02 01 09). This Workshop addressed issues related to multisectoral activities at a national and regional level, including the agriculture sector, the food industry and consumers. The participants included professionals from Arkhangelsk, Chelyabinsk, Krasnodar, northern Russia and Moscow and from Finland and the United Kingdom. The issues discussed during the three-day Workshop, including the impact of nutrient recommendations and dietary guidelines on agriculture production and consumer food intake, convinced the health professionals attending of the need to work with other sectors when developing nutrition and health policy. The participants gained insight into the diverse perspectives of food and nutrition policy necessary to help tackle the public health challenges of the Russian Federation. It is anticipated that this Workshop will be followed by the development and implementation of food and nutrition policies at regional level
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (1998). Food, nutrition and health policy : report on a workshop, Moscow, Russian Federation 20-24 April 1998. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108129
Supported by the United Kingdom Government and Know-How Fund
EUR/ICP/LVNG 03 01 01(A)
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