Tagged: healthy families nz

Action needed to halt New Zealand’s obesity epidemic: Themes from Big Food Symposium - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Feb 19, 2014

Associate Professor Louise Signal International and national public health experts and delegates met on Monday this week to consider how to address New Zealand’s (NZ’s) increasing obesity epidemic. While they welcome the new Healthy Families NZ community-based initiative recently announced … Continue reading → … Read More

Obesity at last on Government agenda, but will Healthy Families NZ be good enough ? - Public Health Expert

Public Health Expert Feb 07, 2014

Professor Boyd Swinburn, Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health, University of Auckland, and, Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University The Government announced the Healthy Families NZ initiative to tackle our escalating obesity crisis. It will be … Continue reading → … Read More