1998 Food policy

Committee on the Rights of the Child, Recommendation for Ecuador par. 22 (1998)

Text of the recommendation

22. In particular, concerted efforts are required to combat malnutrition and ensure the adoption and implementation of a national nutritional policy for children. International cooperation for the establishment of programmes such as the WHO/UNICEF “Integrated Management of Childhood Illness” is recommended. In addition, the Committee recommends that breastfeeding be promoted in all health facilities and among the public at large.

Year 1998
Topic Food policy
Document Type Country Recommendations
Country Ecuador
Policy Area Nutritional surveillance Breastfeeding
Human Rights Comiteee CRC
Human Rights Right to adequate food and nutrition
Groups Affected Children and adolescents


Committee on the Rights of the Child, Consideration of Reports Submitted by States Parties under Article 44 of the Convention, CRC/C/15/Add.93, (1998). Par. 22. Available at: https://tbinternet.ohchr.org/_layouts/15/treatybodyexternal/Download.aspx?symbolno=CRC%2fC%2f15%2fAdd.93&Lang=en