In Norway, the organizational structure of the health care system is built on the principle of equal access to services: all inhabitants should have the same opportunities to access health services, regardless of social or economic status and geographic location. An updated policy to reduce children’s exposure to advertising practices relating to unhealthy foods has been developed by the Norwegian Government and is now subject to public consultation.

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Norway: Pilot study reveals staggering amount of unhealthy food and beverage marketing to children and adolescents

According to a new study conducted by the Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet), 8 out of 10 food and drink advertisements aimed at children in Norway violate WHO guidelines and promote unhealthy nutrition.

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