Strategy to combat obesity and to promote physical activity in Arab countries

@inproceedings{Musaiger2011StrategyTC,
  title={Strategy to combat obesity and to promote physical activity in Arab countries},
  author={Abdulrahman Obaid Musaiger and Hazzaa M Al Hazzaa and Aayed R Al-Qahtani and Jalila Elati and Jasem Ramadan and Nebal A AboulElla and Najat Mokhtar and Hashem A Kilani},
  booktitle={Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy},
  year={2011}
}
Obesity has become a major public health problem in the Arab countries, creating a health and economic burden on these countries' government services. There is an urgent need to develop a strategy for prevention and control of obesity. The third Arab Conference on Obesity and Physical Activity was held in Bahrain in January 2010, and proposed the Strategy to Combat Obesity and Promote Physical Activity in Arab Countries. This strategy provides useful guidelines for each Arab country to prepare… CONTINUE READING
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