Childhood obesity has reached dramatic proportions in Europe, with dire long-term consequences for health, society and economy.
But the STOP Childhood Obesity project is coming with solutions.
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This page shares policy-relevant resources developed under the Science and Technology in childhood Obesity Policy (STOP) Project, a Horizon 2020-funded action to tackle obesity in younger children.
Research Summaries for Policy-makers
Press Release I Without substantial intervention, child obesity will rise by 2030. But what policies work?
Globally, 80m adolescents are living with obesity, and without substantial intervention, the figure is due to rise to 150m by 2030. But what interventions work?
New review I Policies to tackle obesogenic environments are equitable, acceptable and cheap to implement
Soft drinks taxes, front-of-pack labelling, and advertising restrictions were found to be likely low cost and highly cost-effective policy interventions.
The STOP project (Science and Technology in childhood Obesity Policy), will examine potential opportunities for interventions to help reduce the high burden of childhood obesity in Europe.
Policy Coordinator Food Systems & NCD Prevention
European Public Health Alliance (EPHA)
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 774548.
EPHA is a project partner.