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Table 8 Information and health education

From: Smorgasbord or symphony? Assessing public health nutrition policies across 30 European countries using a novel framework



"…they (the Government) always like information and communication campaigns because they prefer to have visibility. That’s also sometimes a problem because in the first place they want some concrete visible action instead of structural changes but in fact it is always a combination of those options in fact."

Belgium 2

"Certainly the Government would be most willing to do, would be giving some money for education and information campaigns, which in my opinion would be the least effective."

Germany 1

"I think we can forget education and information campaigns. OK they are good but they are not going to be very effective. So I think the most effective points would be legislation, regulation and taxation."

Iceland 1