Statement to the 68th World Health Assembly on Agenda item 13.1 – Outcome of the Second International Conference on Nutrition

Author: World Obesity Federation

2015 – Letter to welcome the recent focus on nutrition through the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) and the wider non – communicable disease (NCD) agenda. To support the efforts to address malnutrition in all its forms, recognising that 12 of the top 20 global disease risk factors are nutrition – related and can only be comprehensively addressed through strengthening and creating healthy and sustainable food systems.

Open letter to the participants of the 54th Directing Council of PAHO and the 67th Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas

Author: Consumers International – Oficina para América Latina y el Caribe –

September 2015 – On the occasion of the annual meeting of the 54th Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Washington, the consumer organizations of Latin America and the Caribbean urge the authorities present to take advantage of this opportunity to define the way in which our The region will continue to lead the world in the fight against chronic diseases related to unhealthy diets.