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Policy coherence for improved nutrition in Switzerland

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dc.contributor.author Bouclaous, Carmel
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-29T10:10:14Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-29T10:10:14Z
dc.date.copyright 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2225-9228 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/11940
dc.description.abstract In Switzerland, the direct and indirect medical costs from non-communicable diseases are estimated at 51.7 billion Swiss francs per year. This essay describes the challenges faced by the Confederation in its efforts to control diet-related chronic diseases, and discusses the various factors affecting the nutrition of the population. It highlights the need to, not only, build stronger political support for prevention and health promotion, but also to ensure coherence across policies in the health, the agricultural and the trade sectors. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Policy coherence for improved nutrition in Switzerland en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOM en_US
dc.author.idnumber 201505343 en_US
dc.author.department N/A en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal Journal of Local and Global Health Perspectives, en_US
dc.journal.volume 2015 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 1-5 en_US
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.5339/jlghp.2015.1 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Bouclaous, C. (2015). Policy coherence for improved nutrition in Switzerland. Journal of Local and Global Health Perspectives, 2015(1), 1. en_US
dc.author.email carmel.bouclaous@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://www.qscience.com/content/journals/10.5339/jlghp.2015.1 en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3832-0806 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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