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Ordinance on Preventing Obesity


This ordinance establishes guidelines for health care aimed at preventing obesity and helping those who suffer it.


This ordinance is to be implemented in all federal units, respecting the competences of the three levels of government (municipal, regional, and federal):

  • It encourages the development of intersectoral strategies for the promotion, protection, and recovery of health when affected by obesity.
  • It seeks to identify the main determining and conditioning factors that lead to this disease so the actions carried out are successful in addressing the issue.