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A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013.

Whelan, Jillian, Love, Penny, Romanus, Anne, Pettman, Tahna, Bolton, Kristy, Smith, Erin, Gill, Tim, Coveney, John, Waters, Elizabeth and Allender, Steve 2015, A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013., Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 168-171, doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12296.

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Title A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013.
Author(s) Whelan, Jillian
Love, PennyORCID iD for Love, Penny orcid.org/0000-0002-1244-3947
Romanus, Anne
Pettman, Tahna
Bolton, KristyORCID iD for Bolton, Kristy orcid.org/0000-0001-6721-4503
Smith, Erin
Gill, Tim
Coveney, John
Waters, Elizabeth
Allender, SteveORCID iD for Allender, Steve orcid.org/0000-0002-4842-3294
Journal name Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
Volume number 39
Issue number 2
Start page 168
End page 171
Publisher Public Health Association of Australia
Place of publication Australia
Publication date 2015-04
ISSN 1753-6405
Keyword(s) community-based
obesity prevention
prevention
Summary Obesity is the single biggest public health threat to developed and developing economies. In concert with healthy public policy, multi-strategy, multi-level community-based initiatives appear promising in preventing obesity, with several countries trialling this approach. In Australia, multiple levels of government have funded and facilitated a range of community-based obesity prevention initiatives (CBI), heterogeneous in their funding, timing, target audience and structure. This paper aims to present a central repository of CBI operating in Australia during 2013, to facilitate knowledge exchange and shared opportunities for learning, and to guide professional development towards best practice for CBI practitioners.
Language eng
DOI 10.1111/1753-6405.12296
Field of Research 111711 Health Information Systems (incl Surveillance)
Socio Economic Objective 920411 Nutrition
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
ERA Research output type C Journal article
Copyright notice ©2015, The Authors
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30072267

Document type: Journal Article
Collections: School of Medicine
Population Health
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