Development of a regional nutrition policy for Arkhangelsk : report on a WHO workshop, Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation 22-24 November 1999
AbstractThe process of developing a healthy nutrition policy in the Russian Federation began in 1998 on the initiative of the WHO Regional Office for Europe and with the support of the Norwegian Government. It is being coordinated by the State Research Centre for Preventive Medicine of the Russian Ministry of Health and the Research Institute of Nutrition of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, with the aim of developing guidelines for a regional healthy nutrition policy specifically for the north-western part of the Russian Federation. In November 1999 a Workshop was held in Arkhangelsk to continue the drafting of these guidelines and to develop a policy of healthy nutrition for women and their families in Arkhangelsk. Participants made recommendations to authors regarding the chapters, timeframe for completion and revised contents list of the guidelines. The nutrition situation and opportunities for implementing a healthy nutrition programme for women and their families in Arkhangelsk were discussed at a meeting in the city mayor's office attended by relevant officials and representatives of WHO, the Research Centre for Preventive Medicine, the Institute of Nutrition and the regions. The Deputy Mayor of Arkhangelsk expressed his appreciation of the work being carried out and said that the city administration would support it
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe. (2000). Development of a regional nutrition policy for Arkhangelsk : report on a WHO workshop, Arkhangelsk, Russian Federation 22-24 November 1999. Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/108307
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