Medidas implementadas en Chile para garantizar el acceso a los alimentos durante pandemia COVID-19

Translated title of the contribution: Measures implemented in Chile to guarantee access of food during the COVID-19 pandemic

Patricia Caro, Carol Toro Huerta

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    Abstract

    Objective: To describe governmental and non-governmental measures implemented in Chile to guarantee access and availability of food security during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methods: Qualitative narrative study. The information was sought in the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Development and Family (MIDESO), Ministry of Agriculture and the National Board of Scholarships for School Aid (JUNAEB), as well as meetings with representatives of JUNAEB and MIDESO. Results: Government measures focused on supporting families that saw their income decreased, to a lesser extent, they focused on improving food availability. The non-governmental measures were mainly the delivery of food and hygiene products by private companies. Conclusion: It is necessary to assess the impact and monitor the effects of programs implemented related to food security during the pandemic to improve existing ones or implement new ones.

    Translated title of the contributionMeasures implemented in Chile to guarantee access of food during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Original languageSpanish
    Pages (from-to)917-923
    Number of pages7
    JournalRevista Chilena de Nutricion
    Volume48
    Issue number6
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 2021

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Food Science
    • Nutrition and Dietetics

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