26th Sep , 2019 : In the light of WHO’s calls on governments to use the REPLACE action package to eliminate industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the food supply, Government of Pakistan’s Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination (MoNHSR&C) formed a national TFA advisory and advocacy group based on technical personals from the ministry, provincial food authorities, INGO/NGOs and media, to oversee the activities, processes and formulation of necessary policies & strategies to eliminate TFA in Pakistan. Read More
31st July ,2019: Heartfile co-hosted an advocacy seminar with @WHOPakistan & Nutrition wing of MoNHSRC in Islamabad to sketch the prevalence and sources of TFA in Pakistani diet and outlined a road map for policymakers and civil society to make Pakistan #TransFatFree by 2023.
30th July , 2019 :Heartfile and Mexico SaludHable held stakeholder meetings to start joint action on trans-fat elimination in Pakistan and Mexico based on the REPLACE action package.
11th July, 2019: Heartfile co-hosted a dissemination event with @WHOPakistan & Nutrition wing of MoNHSRC in Islamabad to share the situational analysis on trans-fats in the Pakistan context & discuss how to make Pakistan Trans-fat free by 2023.
27th May, 2019: Heartfile, one of the ten advocates from eight countries attended an NCD Alliance training in Geneva on 22 & 23 May 2019 on the margins of the 72nd World Health Assembly to increase their knowledge and advocacy skills for trans-fat elimination.