Developing evidence and action toward a double-duty food-based policy bundle to assure healthier diets in Ghana
The HD4HL Project is intended to build evidence and mobilize multi-stakeholder action toward a policy bundle for healthier and more equitable consumer food environments that reduce the double burden of malnutrition. A coalition of government agencies (Ministry of Health, Food and Drugs Authority, National Development Planning Commission), Academia (University of Ghana) and Civil Society (Coalition of Actors for Public Health Advocacy) will collaborate on this project. The Food and Drugs Authority together with the University of Ghana are coordinating implementation of work package 2 (leveraging Food Composition Data, and Nutrient Profiling Model development). The Ministry of Health, together with the National Development Commission are coordinating the Policy Bundle Development. The Civil Society - Coalition of Actors for Public Health Advocacy is coordinatinging the advocacy and scholar activism.
The HD4HL Project is intended to build evidence and mobilize multi-stakeholder action toward a policy bundle for healthier and more equitable consumer food environments that reduce the double burden of malnutrition.
The project is jointly implemented by researchers and officers from Academia, Government Agencies, and Civil Society. The Academic partners are represented by the University of Ghana. Government agencies are MOH, FDA and NDPC.
Discover how the HD4HL Project curate and disseminates knowledge on food environment topics and NCDs prevention. Presentations, protocols, publications, reports, and more by the Project team and partners can be found here.
Health taxes a win-win strategy for Ghana – Coalition of researchers, CSOs
HD4HL coalition welcomes government’s proposal to tax sugar-sweetened beverages
Call for Applications: Postgraduate Dissertation Research Award
A4H,HD4HL coalition applaud government’s fiscal policy approach to addressing unhealthy diets