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The prevention of obesity and NCDs: Challenges and opportunities for governments (International Association for the Study of Obesity)

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This 2014 IASO Policy Briefing explores some of the challenges and opportunities that governments face when creating health promoting policies and it makes recommendations for the next steps that need to be taken to tackle obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

The briefing focuses on policy issues linked to food environments and diet, with learnings from other areas such as tobacco and alcohol control.

International Obesity Taskforce. (2014). The prevention of obesity and NCDs: Challenges and opportunities for governments. London: International Association for the Study of Obesity.

To read the full text of the briefing, go to: http://www.iaso.org/site_media/uploads/iaso_preventingobesitybriefing.pdf