A study regarding the impact of the Program DIATROFI on reducing household food insecurity published in scientific journal

The scientific journal European Journal of Public Health (February 2016) published the study: “The impact of a school food aid program on household food insecurity” (A. Petralias, E. Papadimitriou, E. Riza, M. Karaga, A. Zagoura, A. Linou) which was carried out by the scientific team of the Program DIATROFI.

The effectiveness of the Program in reducing food insecurity of children attending school in vulnerable areas in Greece has been demonstrated in the study.

The study is based on quantitative data of the Program DIATROFI collected for the school year 2012-2013.The findings of the study show that participation in a school-based food aid program may reduce food insecurity for children and their families during periods of economic crisis.

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