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Table 8 Full name of interventions belonged to objective three and Fig. 3

From: Assessment and prioritization of the WHO “best buys” and other recommended interventions for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases in Iran

CodeFull name of the interventions that prioritized in Fig. 3
3.41Implement mass media campaign on healthy diets, including social marketing to reduce the intake of total fat, saturated fats, sugars, and salt, and promote the intake of fruits and vegetables
3.8Implement effective mass media campaigns that educate the public about the harms of smoking/tobacco use and second-hand smoke
3.7Eliminate exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke in all indoor workplaces, public places, and public transport
3.4Increase excise taxes and prices on tobacco products
3.5Implement plain/standardized packaging and/or large graphic health warnings on all tobacco packages
3.6Enact and enforce comprehensive bans on tobacco advertising, promotion, and sponsorship
3.39Implement nutrition education and counseling in different settings (for example, in preschools, schools, workplaces, and hospitals) to increase the intake of fruits and vegetables
3.38Limiting portion and package size to reduce energy intake and the risk of overweight/obesity
3.9Provide cost-covered, effective and population-wide support (including brief advice, national toll-free quitline services) for tobacco cessation to all those who want to quit
3.29Reduce salt intake through the reformulation of food products to contain less salt and the setting of target levels for the amount of salt in foods and meals
3.30Reduce salt intake through the establishment of a supportive environment in public institutions such as hospitals, schools, workplaces, and nursing homes, to enable lower sodium options to be provided
3.31Reduce salt intake through a behavior change communication and mass media campaign
3.32Reduce salt intake through the implementation of front-of-pack labeling
3.10Implement measures to minimize illicit trade in tobacco products
3.11Ban cross-border advertising, including using modern means of communication
3.12Provide cessation for tobacco cessation to all those who want to quit
3.43Implement community-wide public education and awareness campaign for physical activity which includes a mass media campaign combined with other community-based education, motivational and environmental programs aimed at supporting behavioral change of physical activity levels
3.17Enact and enforce bans or comprehensive restrictions on exposure to alcohol advertising (across multiple types of media)
3.33Eliminate industrial trans-fats through the development of legislation to ban their use in the food chain
3.44Provide physical activity counseling and referral as part of routine primary health care services through the use of a brief intervention
3.16Increase excise taxes on alcoholic beverages
3.18Enact and enforce restrictions on the physical availability of retailed alcohol (via reduced hours of sale)
3.36Implement subsidies to increase the intake of fruits and vegetables
3.19Enact and enforce drink-driving laws and blood alcohol concentration limits via sobriety checkpoints
3.34Reduce sugar consumption through effective taxation on sugar-sweetened beverages
3.40Implement nutrition labeling to reduce total energy intake (kcal), sugars, sodium and fats
3.37Replace trans-fats and saturated fats with unsaturated fats through reformulation, labeling, fiscal policies or agricultural policies
3.45Ensure that macro-level urban design incorporates the core elements of residential density, connected street networks that include sidewalks, easy access to a diversity of destinations and access to public transport
3.47Provide convenient and safe access to quality public open space and adequate infrastructure to support walking and cycling
3.49Promotion of physical activity through organized sports groups and clubs, programs and events
3.20Provide brief psychosocial intervention for persons with hazardous and harmful alcohol use
3.46Implement a whole-of-school program that includes quality physical education, availability of adequate facilities and programs to support physical activity for all children
3.48Implement multi-component workplace physical activity programs
3.23Enact and enforce an appropriate minimum age for purchase or consumption of alcoholic beverages and reduce the density of retail outlets
3.24Restrict or ban promotions of alcoholic beverages in connection with sponsorships and activities targeting young people
3.21Carry out regular reviews of prices in relation to the level of inflation and income
3.22Establish minimum prices for alcohol where applicable
3.26Provide consumer information about, and label, alcoholic beverages to indicate, the harm related to alcohol
3.25Provide prevention, treatment, and care for alcohol use disorders and comorbid conditions in health and social services
3.35Promote and support exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, including the promotion of breastfeeding