A Community Engagement Process Identifies Environmental Priorities to Prevent Early Childhood Obesity: The Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Program for Remote Underserved Populations in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands, Hawaii and Alaska

@inproceedings{Fialkowski2013ACE,
  title={A Community Engagement Process Identifies Environmental Priorities to Prevent Early Childhood Obesity: The Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Program for Remote Underserved Populations in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands, Hawaii and Alaska},
  author={Marie Kainoa Fialkowski and Barbara D. DeBaryshe and Andrea Bersamin and Claudio Renato Nigg and Rachael T. Leon Guerrero and Gena A. Rojas and Aufa’i Apulu Ropeti Areta and Agnes M Vargo and Tayna Belyeu-Camacho and Rose Castro and Bret R. Luick and Rachel Novotny},
  booktitle={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2013}
}
Underserved minority populations in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI), Hawaii, and Alaska display disproportionate rates of childhood obesity. The region’s unique circumstance should be taken into account when designing obesity prevention interventions. The purpose of this paper is to (a), describe the community engagement process (CEP) used by the Children’s Healthy Living (CHL) Program for remote underserved minority populations in the USAPI, Hawaii, and Alaska (b) report community… CONTINUE READING
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