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Cover for publication entitled Implementing the WHO recommendations on the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Implementing the WHO recommendations on the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Food and nutrition surveillance systems: Technical guide for the development of a food and nutrition surveillance system

Food and nutrition surveillance systems: Technical guide for the development of a food and nutrition surveillance system

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How to obtain measures of population-level sodium intake in 24-hour urine samples

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Ambition and Action in Nutrition 2016–2025

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Proposed policy priorities for preventing obesity and diabetes in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

Nutrient profile model for the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

Nutrient profile model for the marketing of food and non-alcoholic beverages to children in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region

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Policy statement and recommended actions for lowering sugar intake and reducing prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 

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Policy statement and recommended actions to lower national salt intake and death rates from high blood pressure and stroke in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

English | Arabic | French

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Policy statement and recommended actions for reducing fat intake and lowering heart attack rates in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

English | Arabic | French

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Food and nutrition surveillance systems A guide for trainers [pdf 1.67Mb]

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Food_and_nutrition_systems Food and nutrition surveillance systems - A manual for policy-makers and programme managers [pdf 4.57Mb] Thumbnail of Promoting a healthy diet for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: user-friendly guide Promoting a healthy diet for the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region: user-friendly guide [pdf 742kb]
Thumbnail of Regional strategy on nutrition 2010–2019 and plan of action Regional strategy on nutrition 2010–2019 and plan of action [pdf 2Mb] Thumbnail of Frameworkfor the implementation of the global strategy on diet, physical activity and health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: working document Framework for the implementation of the Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: working document [pdf 1.52Mb]
Thumbnail of Report on the first and second meetings of the regional advisory committee on nutrition, Cairo, Egypt 1–2 June 2009 and 13 December 2009 Report on the first and second meetings of the regional advisory committee on nutrition, Cairo, Egypt, 1–2 June 2009 and 13 December 2009 [pdf 445kb] Thumbnail of Report on the technical consultation to establish a regional nutrition surveillance system with focus on micronutrient malnutrition, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic 18–21 October 2009 Report on the technical consultation to establish a regional nutrition surveillance system with focus on micronutrient malnutrition, Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic, 18–21 October 2009 [pdf 256kb]
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Other WHO guidelines on nutrition

Related publications

Saving the lives of mothers and children

Statistics and figures

WHO has several nutrition-related global databases. They include data for countries in the Region. Please click on the links to access them.

Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System

WHO Global Database on Body Mass Index

WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition

WHO Global Data Bank on Infant and Young Child Feeding

Some nutrition-related data from the Regional Health Observatory:

Estimates of anaemia in non-pregnant women of reproductive age

Anaemia in preschool-age children

Trend estimates for under 5 child malnutrition: