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Urban Green Space Interventions and Health: A Review of Impacts and Effectivness

World Health Organization (WHO) Urban Health, Cities, Environment, Spoace, Obesity, Cardiovascular Health, Well-being, Equity Interventions on green space in urban settings can help address public health issues related to obesity, cardiovascular effects, ...

Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequalities in the WHO European Region, 2002–2014

World Health Organization (WHO) Child Health, Overweight, Obesity, Physical Activity, Behaviour The report Adolescent obesity and related behaviours: trends and inequalities in the WHO European Region, 2002–2014 presents the latest trends in obesity, eati ...

Health as the pulse of the new urban agenda- United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, Quito 2016

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing, Sustainable development Urban development This report considers how to integrate health into urban planning, investments, and policy decisions, so as to support the implementation and achievement of the goals and o ...

Fiscal policies for diet and the prevention of noncommunicable diseases

World Health Organization (WHO) Noncommunicable disease, Diet, Taxation, Subsidies, Healthy eating The Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases 2013–2020 proposes that “as appropriate to national context, countries con ...

From Promise to Impact:Ending Malnutrition by 2030- Global Nutrition Report 2016

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Malnutrition, Hunger, Sustainable development The 2016 Global Nutrition Report is an authoritative source of action-oriented nutrition knowledge that transcends politics and guides the SUN Movement in i ...

Global report on diabetes

World Health Organization (WHO) Diabetes, Obesity, Heart attack, Stroke, Blindness, Kidney failure, Lower limb amputation On the occasion of World Health Day 2016, WHO issues a call for action on diabetes, drawing attention to the need to step up preventi ...

Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity

World Health Organization (WHO) Child health, Obesity, Weight management, Overweight, Pediatric obesiy, Food habits, Exercise, Health promotion Childhood obesity is reaching alarming proportions in many countries and poses an urgent and serious challenge. ...

EUR/RC65/9 Physical activity strategy for the WHO European Region 2016–2025

World Health Organization (WHO) Physical activity, Exercise, Wellbeing, Noncommunicble disease This physical activity strategy was prepared in the light of the existing voluntary global targets set out in the WHO Global action plan for the prevention and ...

Global Nutrition Report 2015

Independent Expert Group (IEG) empowered by the Global Nutrition Report Stakeholder Group Food, Nutrition, vitamins, Minerals, Healthy life, Weight, Obesity, Overweight, Malnutrition, Sustainable development Children whose growth is stunted, people who do ...

Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Walkability, Cancer, Disease, Diabetes One out of every two U.S. adults is living with a chronic disease, such as heart disease, cancer, or diabetes.   These diseases contribute to disability, premature death, ...

Better Evaluation

Better Evaluation Evaluation An international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches. Obesity Obesity http://betterevaluation.org/ Better Evaluation ...

Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Physical activity programme evaluation In 1999, CDC published the Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health (available on-line at http://www.cdc.gov/epo/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr4811a1.htm).  The pub ...

The Built Environment Assessment Tool Manual

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Built environment, School, Business, Open spaces, Transportation This manual explains the importance of understanding and measuring the built environment and provides a tool for doing so. What is the Built ...

The RE-AIM (Reach Effectiveness Adoption Implementation Maintenence) Framework

Virginia Tech University Evaluation The RE-AIM framework is designed to enhance the quality, speed, and public health impact of efforts to translate research into practice in five steps: Reach your intended target population Efficacy or effectiveness Adop ...

CDC Framework for Program Evaluation

Centre for Disease Control (CDC) Programme evaluation Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions. Evaluation involves procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate. A practical, non-pres ...

Curbing global sugar consumption: Effective food policy actions to help promote healthy diets & tackle obesity

World Cancer Research Fund International Obesity, Sugar consumption, Food policy In this brief, we provide a guide to available policies that can assist countries in reducing the amount of sugar consumed at a population level to meet the World Health Orga ...

Using price policies to promote healthier diets

World Health Organization (WHO) Price policy, Healthy eating, Diet, Taxation, Obesity, Chronic disease, Food, Nutrition This publication provides information on using price policies to promote healthy diets and explores policy developments from around the ...

Sugar intake for adult and children

World Health Organization (WHO) Sugar, Diabetes, Healthy eating, Diet, Fatty acids, Saturated Fats This guideline provides updated global, evidence-informed recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, wi ...

Global Status Report on noncommunicable diseases 2014

WHO Noncommunicable diseases This global status report on prevention and control of NCDs (2014), is framed around the nine voluntary global targets. The report provides data on the current situation, identifying bottlenecks as well as opportunities and pr ...

How the world could better fight obesity

McKinsey & Company Overweight, Obesity Obesity is a critical global issue that requires a comprehensive, international intervention strategy. More than 2.1 billion people—nearly 30 percent of the global population—are overweight or obese. 1 That’s alm ...