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Assembly gets into wrangle over wording of junk food warning

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39227.695162.DB (Published 31 May 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:1130
  1. Anne Glusker
  1. Geneva

    A minor tussle over language broke out at this year's meeting of the World Health Assembly, the annual forum through which the World Health Organization is governed by its member states.

    After the much debated adoption in 2004 of WHO's global strategy on diet, physical activity, and health, this year's assembly turned to the question of implementation.

    This was to be carried out under the global strategy on non-communicable diseases. Norway introduced a resolution calling …

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