INFORMAS in China is run by the George Institute for Global Health China.
INFORMAS will be implemented in China with the food composition module as the first step and gradually implement the other modules in the future. The China team has developed and built relationships with key health authorities and stakeholders in China committing to improve the food environment.
The food composition database in China currently holds about 52,000 pre-packaged food collected in and 2015 and 2017.
- People Involved
- Outputs Table
- Outputs (publications, reports, conference presentations)
School of Public Health, Sydney Medical School
The University of Sydney
Email: Ms Liping (Polly) Huang
|Status (December 2018)||Outputs|
|Public Sector (Food EPI)|
|Food Promotion||Applying for funding for this module with other countries (9). Proposal being drafted for PMAC meeting in Thailand in January 2019.|
|Food Trade & Investment|
Huang, L., Li, N., Barzi, F., Ma, G., Trevena, H., Dunford, E., . . . Neal, B. (2015). A systematic review of the prevalence of nutrition labels and completeness of nutrient declarations on pre-packaged foods in China. J Public Health (Oxf), 37(4), 649-658. doi:10.1093/pubmed/fdu091
Huang, L., Neal, B., Dunford, E., Ma, G., Wu, J. H., Crino, M., & Trevena, H. (2016). Completeness of nutrient declarations and the average nutritional composition of pre-packaged foods in Beijing, China. Prev Med Rep, 4, 397-403. doi:10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.08.002
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