Dr. Steve Gortmaker to Present on NIH Prevention in Focus Webinar 1/19

As part of the National Institutes of Health Office of Disease Prevention’s Prevention in Focus webinar series, Dr. Steve Gortmaker will present on January 19, 2023 at 12:00pm Eastern about cost-effective interventions to prevent obesity and chronic disease and improve health equity. Prevention in Focus Webinar Series: Cost Effective Interventions That Can Prevent Obesity and … Continue reading “Dr. Steve Gortmaker to Present on NIH Prevention in Focus Webinar 1/19”

CHOICES Childhood Obesity National Action Kit Allows Users to Compare the Best Value for Money Strategies for Obesity Prevention

A new interactive tool, the CHOICES Childhood Obesity National Action Kit, is live today on the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) Project website. Use the Action Kit to compare best value for money strategies to reduce childhood obesity. The CHOICES team has projected the national population reach, impact on health, implementation costs, and health … Continue reading “CHOICES Childhood Obesity National Action Kit Allows Users to Compare the Best Value for Money Strategies for Obesity Prevention”

Brief – The Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions for Reducing Obesity among Young Children through Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Screen Time

A new¬†brief from the CHOICES Project at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in partnership with Healthy Eating Research (HER) provides an overview on the evidence thus far for the strategies with the lowest cost for the most health impact to prevent obesity in the places where very young children live, learn, … Continue reading “Brief – The Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions for Reducing Obesity among Young Children through Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Screen Time”