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Food and Nutrition

Nutrient Profile Models Position Paper

The Nutrient Profile Models (NPMs) position paper presents best practices for defining, selecting and using effective NPMs. NPMs are used to classify or categorize food products based on their nutritional content and establish thresholds for harmful nutrients and ingredients.

The NPMs position paper serves as a comprehensive guide for advocates and decision-makers. 

The NPMs position paper was developed by the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI) in partnership with the Global Center for Legal Innovation on Food Environments, Resolve to Save Lives and Vital Strategies.

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This NPM position paper has been endorsed by the following organizations:

ACT Promoção da Saúde Brasil
Alianza de Pacientes Uruguay South Africa
Anxiety and Depression Support Group - Baguio Youth Advocates Philippines
Asian Medical Students Association (AMSA) Philippines
Center for Indonesia’s Strategic Development Initiatives (CISDI) Indonesia
Center for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) Pakistan
 Center for Policy Studies and Advocacy on Sustainable Development Philippines
Coalition for Americas' Health /Coalición América Saludable (CLAS)
Community of Practice in Latin American and Caribbean on Nutrition and Health (Colansa) 
Colectivo de Abogados y Abogadas José Alvear Restrepo (CAJAR) Colombia
Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS International) India
Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) Nigeria
 Costa Rica Saludable
Consumer VOICE India
Desiderata Institute Brazil
El Poder del Consumidor Mexico
Federación Argentina de Graduados en Nutrición (FAGRAN) Argentina
FIAN Brasil
Forum Warga Kota (FAKTA) Indonesia 
Fundación Diabetes Uruguay (FDU) 
Fundación Interamericana del Corazón (FIC) Argentina
Fundación para el Desarrollo de Políticas Sustentables (FUNDEPS) Argentina
Gatefield Impact Nigeria
Ghana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (GAND) Ghana
Ghana Public Health Association (GPHA) Ghana
Healthy Living Alliance (HEALA) South Africa 
HealthBridge Foundation of Canada, Vietnam Office
Health Futures Foundation, Inc. (HFI), Philippines
HealthJustice Philippines 
The Heart Foundation of Jamaica (HFJ) 
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados (HSFB) 
Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor (IDEC) Brazil
Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública (INSP) Mexico
InterAmerican Heart Foundation (IAHF) - Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón (FIC) Argentina

ImagineLaw Philippines
JanMitra Nyas (JMN) India
Lake Health and Wellbeing Saint Kitts and Nevis 
Liga de Consumidores Con Tal Cual Colombia
Mathiwos Wondu-Ye Ethiopia Cancer Society (MWECS) Ethiopia
Medical Action Group (MAG) Philippines
MentalHealthPH Philippines
NCD Alliance of Ethiopia (THENA) 
Network for Health Equity and Development (NHED) Nigeria
Nutrition Advocacy in Public Interest (NAPi) India
Nutrition Center of the Philippines, Inc. (NCP)
Organización Multidisciplinaria Para La Intregración Social (OMIS) Uruguay
Pakistan National Heart Association (PANAH) Pakistan
Pakistan Youth Change Advocates (PYCA) Pakistan
People’s Health Movement Ghana (PHM) 
Peoples' Vigilance Committee on Human Rights (PVCHR) India
Philippine Cancer Society, Inc. (PCSI) Philippines
Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and Child Rights Network (CRN) Philippines
PROGGA (Knowledge for Progress) Bangladesh
Psoriasis Philippines (PsorPhil)
Red Papaz Colombia
Rheumatology Educational Trust Foundation Inc. (RETFI)/ Lupus Inspired Advocacy (LUISA) Philippines
Salauat Astana Kazakhstan
Social Watch Philippines
Tanzania Women's Lawyers Association (TAWLA) Tanzania
WomanHealth Philippines
World Association for Psychosocial Rehabilitation (WAPR) Philippines
World Public Health Nutrition Association (WPHNA) 
Yayasan Lembaga Konsumen Indonesia (YLKI) Indonesia
Youth for Mental Health Coalition Inc. (Y4MH) Philippines