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={G. Sacks and B. Swinburn and M. Lawrence},
  journal={Obesity Reviews},
  year={2009},
  volume={10}
}
  • G. Sacks, B. Swinburn, M. Lawrence
  • Published 2009
  • Business, Medicine
  • Obesity Reviews
  • 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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