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Recommendations towards a Global Convention to protect and promote healthy diets

30 Jul 2014
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This set of recommendations (available in English, Spanish or French) towards a Global Convention to protect and promote healthy diets has been developed to encourage policy makers to build on the work of the UN to combat obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Ten years after the launch of the WHO Global Strategy on Diet Physical Activity and Health, no country has succeeded in significantly reversing the rising tide of obesity or diabetes.

Cardiovascular diseases are rapidly increasing in many lower middle-income countries. Change is urgently needed.

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