Core principles, benefits and resources for implementing healthy food procurement and service policies.
Website describes Initiative, which links school feeding programs with local smallholder farms to provide food for schoolchildren.
Review of current food-based dietary guidelines (FBDG), assessing the similarities and differences in key elements across countries
Step-wise framework for monitoring, includes: 1) previous monitoring activities of school food programs, and 2) survey questions for initial assessment.
The policy index measures the extent of implementation of health food environment policies by governments compared to international best practice and includes a module on Food Provision.
Systematic review of the evidence base for healthy food procurement policies
This initiative created a framework for addressing the double burden of student ill-health and aims to improve coordination among agencies. Refer to ‘NFSI Component 4: Creating a supportive environment’ in the evidence review.
Site includes links to WHO nutrition documents, including Healthy Diet factsheet and guidance on sugars, fats, and sodium.
Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health: A Framework to Monitor and Evaluate Implementation
Describes how to measure the implementation of the WHO Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity, and Health at the country level and proposes a framework and indicators (Logic model, page 5).
Describes five key elements of a healthy diet.