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Research data: OBESITY
2021 Mobile health interventions addressing childhood and adolescent obesity in Sub-Saharan Africa and Europe: current landscape and potential for future research
Child and adolescent overweight is a growing public health problem globally. Europe and low and middle-income (LMIC) countries in Sub-Sahara...Download this report
Prior evidence shows that inequalities are related to overweight and obesity in South Africa. Using data from a recent national study, we ex...
2020 A behavioural change intervention study for the prevention of childhood obesity in South Africa: protocol for a randomized controlled trial
South Africa is currently undergoing a nutrition transition, and overweight and obesity is on the increase in South African children. Urbani...
Malnutrition is a widespread problem, affecting the global population at some life stage. This public health epidemic targets everyone, but ...Download this report