National Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Overweight, Obesity and Diabetes

Secretary of Health, COFEPRIS

August 22, 2017 – The national strategy is presented along with the results of the 2016 national health and nutrition survey in the population of Mexico. The presentation Includes regulation, labeling, advertising, fiscal policy and OMENT.

Chile: Healthy Country

Authors: Guido Girardi

August 21, 2017 – Presentation on risk factors for health; on the promotion, development of Law 20606 on the nutritional composition of food and its advertising and evaluation studies of the law.

Knowledge and Use of Nutritional Labels on Industrialized Foods and Beverages in Mexico (in Spanish)

Authors: Lizbeth Tolentino-Mayo. Sofía Rincón-Gallardo Patiño. Liliana Bahena-Espina. Víctor Ríos. Simón Barquera.

May / June 2018 – Document the knowledge and use of the information of the different labels placed on industrialized products in Mexico. For this, a subsample of the National Survey of Health and Nutrition Midway 2016 was carried out, and a semi-structured questionnaire was applied. As conclusions of the work, the implementation of a fast-to-read and easy-to-understand front labeling with nutritional criteria was proposed that guarantee compliance with what is stated in official documents and the standardization of the percentage of sugar consumption to that recommended by the WHO or to a lesser amount.

Chile: Healthy country

Author: Guido Girardi

August 2017 – Presentation on health risk factors: the movement, development of law 20.606 on nutritional composition, advertising, and evaluation studies on the law.