From "MEALS" to a Double-Duty Policy Bundle: A Ghanaian Example of Evidence to Advocacy & Policy Action


A Coalition of academia (led by the University of Ghana School of Public Health) government (including the MOH, GHS, FDA, MOFA, NDPC), and civil society actors (including the Ghana NCD Alliance, CAPHA, GPHA, GAND) are contributing to three food environments improvement initiatives (MEALS4NCDs, HD4HL and A4H Projects) The Coalition used research and evidence synthesis, evidence-informed advocacy and scholar activism to valorize and increase demand for the healthy food policy in Ghana.