Building grass roots capacity to tackle childhood obesity.


Sim, F; Ahmad, R; (2011) Building grass roots capacity to tackle childhood obesity. Perspectives in public health, 131 (4). pp. 165-9. ISSN 1757-9139 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/1757913911408260

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Abstract

In recognition of the increasing problem of child obesity in London and elsewhere, we were commissioned to build capacity to tackle this major public health concern. This paper describes one of the outputs of this work: to develop and deliver effective brief intervention training on the subject of childhood healthy/unhealthy weight and obesity to be used by anyone who works with children and families, regardless of their job title or level of educational achievement.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Public Health and Policy > Dept of Health Services Research and Policy
PubMed ID: 21888118
Web of Science ID: 293500200016
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/230

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