Urgent Action Needed in Two Areas, Dr. Tedros of WHO Tells EAT Forum

The Decade of Action on Nutrition is an important opportunity to create a global movement to improve nutrition and increase the availability of nutritious food, the Director-General says in this video address to #EATforum18, and highlights two areas in need of urgent action.

Diets should rely more on plant-based food Dr . Tedros, Director-General of WHO



Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was elected as WHO Director-General for a five-year term by WHO Member States at the Seventieth World Health Assembly in May 2017. Immediately after taking office Dr Tedros outlined five key priorities for the Organization: universal health coverage; health emergencies; women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health; health impacts of climate and environmental change; and a transformed WHO.

Read more about the Decade of Action on Nutrition.

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