Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity.

@article{Sacks2009ObesityPA,
  title={Obesity Policy Action framework and analysis grids for a comprehensive policy approach to reducing obesity.},
  author={Gary Sacks and Boyd Swinburn and Mike S Lawrence},
  journal={Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 1},
  pages={
          76-86
        }
}
  • Gary Sacks, Boyd Swinburn, Mike S Lawrence
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity
  • A comprehensive policy approach is needed to control the growing obesity epidemic. This paper proposes the Obesity Policy Action (OPA) framework, modified from the World Health Organization framework for the implementation of the Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health, to provide specific guidance for governments to systematically identify areas for obesity policy action. The proposed framework incorporates three different public health approaches to addressing obesity: (i… CONTINUE READING

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