MOH and WHO reviewing nutrition policy for schools in Fiji

MOH and WHO reviewing nutrition policy for schools in Fiji

The Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization are working collectively in reviewing the Food and Nutrition Policy to advertise wholesome consuming in colleges round Fiji.

During a round-table dialogue on the French Ambassador’s residence in Suva, senior nutritionist on the National Food and Nutrition Centre, Kriti Chand says that is a part of their mission to advertise wholesome consuming in colleges.

Chand says lots of colleges round Fiji are promoting unhealthy snacks and so they need faculty canteens to be promoting at the very least 75% of wholesome and nutritious snacks however sadly this can be a big problem that they’re going through.

She says they’ve give you canteen tips to try to promote wholesome consuming to kids in colleges and likewise cease the unfold of non-communicable ailments.

She defined the canteen tips is principally to information the canteen sellers in colleges with promoting wholesome and nutritious meals and likewise to coach kids on wholesome consuming and making smart selections of shopping for wholesome snacks.

Chand says they’re working with the Ministry of Education in monitoring this subject.

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