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Monitoring policy and actions on food environments: rationale and outline of the INFORMAS policy engagement and communication strategies

Brinsden, H.; Lobstein, T.; Landon, J.; Kraak, V.; Sacks, G.; Kumanyika, S.; Swinburn, B.; Barquera, S.; Hawkes, C.; Kelly, B.; L’Abbé, M.; Lee, A.; Ma, J.; Macmullen, J.; Mohan, S.; Monteiro, C.; Neal, B.; Rayner, M.; Sanders, D.; Snowdon, W.; Vandevijvere, S.; Walker, C.; Friel, Sharon


The International Network for Food and Obesity/non-communicable diseases Research, Monitoring and Action Support (INFORMAS) proposes to collect performance indicators on food policies, actions and environments related to obesity and non-communicable diseases. This paper reviews existing communications strategies used for performance indicators and proposes the approach to be taken for INFORMAS. Twenty-seven scoring and rating tools were identified in various fields of public health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013-10
Type: Journal article
Source: Obesity Reviews 14 .Suppl. 1 (2013): 13-23
DOI: 10.1111/obr.12072


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