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The vulnerable and the disadvantaged
journal contributionposted on 2008-03-01, 00:00 authored by Catherine Burns
The article examines the government policy for obesity in Australia. It characterizes the current policy for obesity in the country as a collective and systematic failure to alter diet, physical activity and culture despite public initiatives by organizations such as International Obesity Task Force and World Health Organization. It demonstrates policy leverage points at which all regulations has potential to prevent obesity problem in the country. The problem on obesity requires the collaboration of many disciplines including from the health sciences such as nutrition science.