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MOH - Childhood Obesity Plan

14 Mar 2016 2:53 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Childhood obesity plan

This package of initiatives aims to prevent and manage obesity in children and young people up to 18 years of age.

The package has three focus areas, made up of 22 initiatives, which are either new or an expansion of existing initiatives:

  1. Targeted interventions for those who are obese
  2. Increased support for those at risk of becoming obese
  3. Broad approaches to make healthier choices easier for all New Zealanders.

The focus is on food, the environment and being active at each life stage, starting during pregnancy and early childhood.

The package brings together initiatives across government agencies, the private sector, communities, schools, families and whānau.

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