Meeting

Advancing Obesity Solutions through Investments in the Built Environment: A Workshop


When: September 12, 2017 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building (Lecture Room) • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Children, Youth and Families, Food and Nutrition, Public Health, Health Care Workforce
Activity: Roundtable on Obesity Solutions
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

How can investments in the built environment advance obesity solutions? On September 12, 2017, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions held a workshop that explored the roles built environment policies and practices play in the prevention and treatment of obesity and highlighted promising, scalable, multi-sector strategies to create more healthful and equitable environments. Built environment topics that were covered included urban planning and design, transportation systems, parks and recreation, and food systems. 

 

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