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Labeling of food, claims and marketing strategies in food packaging

FUNDEPS participated in an investigation together with the Federación Interamericana del Corazón (FIC) and the Universidad Católica de Santa Fe in which the labeling of food, claims and marketing strategies in various products of our country was analyzed.

The hidden deception of the industry behind food labeling

One study concluded that 9 out of 10 cereals, desserts and cookies have low nutritional value. The regulation of the labels does not prevent that adequate information is hidden, thus violating the right to health.

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We participate in the launch of the National Coalition for the Prevention of Childhood Obesity

The event for the presentation of the Coalition includes the dialogue between actors from different sectors linked to the problem and the presentation of a first consensus document on policy standards for healthy school environments in Argentina.

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Health and law: internship at the O'Neill Institute, Georgetown University

13/10/2017

Internship rented in January, February and March 2017 at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

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We participate in the Hack(at)ONG 2017

On September 16, we participated again in the Hack(at)ONG, this time in its 2017 edition. This is a marathon of programming in which civil society organizations, developers and programmers, are to innovate in civic applications.

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Introducing amicus curiae to defend the right to information and health

Together with the Inter-American Heart Foundation (FIC), Argentina presented an amicus curiae before the Constitutional Court of Colombia on August 10, in a cause of censorship of a campaign to raise awareness of the effects of sugary drinks.

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Amicus curiae before the Colombian Court on the right to information and health with FIC Argentina

The fundamentals of the amicus seek to prove that the measures adopted by the resolution of the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce signify a violation of human rights obligations at different levels, while weakening the possibilities of responding to a global epidemic. malnutrition and obesity. On the one hand, the freedom of expression of an organization of civil society is violated, it is even a clear prior censorship regarding its performance in the public sphere. And on the other, human rights obligations are also violated while the Colombian state fails to comply with the recommendations of monitoring bodies on how to deal with the obesity epidemic.

One month after the suspension of pensions, many people with disabilities remain unanswered

We express our concern about the unsatisfactory responses of the Ministry of Social Development and non-compliance with due process regarding the massive suspensions of non-contributory pensions of persons with disabilities.

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First meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention

Buenos Aires, July 18. We participated in the first meeting of the National Commission on Healthy Eating and Obesity Prevention that takes place in the Ministry of Health of the Nation. Institutions and personalities specialized in the subject are involved.

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Organizations demand continuity of discontinued disability pensions

More than 25 civil society organizations demanded the Minister of Social Development, Carolina Stanley, the immediate restoration of all disability pensions suspended and withdrawn retroactively, and all social or health benefits that they They derive. In addition, we raise the insufficiency of the explanations given publicly

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