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Monitoring the activities of the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health. Annual Report 2016

Authors/ source/ publisher
European Commission
Date added to library 05 October 2016
Year published
2016
Abstract
The EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health was launched in March 2005,  bringing  together  the  key  European - level  organisations  working  in  the  field of nutrition and physical activity. 
It is a forum for the food industry, public health NGOs, consumer  organisations  and  health  professionals  willing  to  halt  the  worrying  rise  in overweight and obesity in Europe, and supporting the EU  Member States in reaching their policy objectives. 
Each  year  a  monitoring  report  is  produced describing  and  assessing  the  activities undertaken  by  Platform  members - through  ongoing  commitments  and  structured meetings - serving as a basis for improving the direction and impact of the Platform. 
This  report  summarises  the  activities  of  the  Platform  in  2015,  provides  an  overview and   analysis   of   individual   commitment   monitoring   reports  and puts   forward conclusions and recommendations.