quinta-feira, 20 de novembro de 2014

Second International Conference on nutrition

Under the aegis of the United Nations food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the World Health Organization (who), the Conference runs until day 21.

"Something is wrong. A part of our unbalanced world still starve; other party stuff-if, leading to obesity to bring down average life expectancy and rising health care costs to astronomical figures, "said Margaret Chan, Director-General of who.

In the documents adopted this Wednesday set out recommendations for policies and programs to address nutrition issues in multiple sectors.

In turn, the framework for Action recognizes that Governments have the primary role and responsibility to respond to issues and nutritional challenges, in dialogue with a wide range of actors, including civil society, the private sector and affected communities.

According to FAO, despite records of hunger have fallen 21% since the biennium 1990/1992, more than 800 million people in the world still suffer from hunger.

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