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Australia: Cost effective ways to reduce childhood obesity – the ACE project

The Victorian government in Australia wanted to know the most cost-effective ways to decrease obesity in children and adolescents. So they funded a project that assessed 13 interventions such as walking school buses or a reduction of TV advertising of unhealthy foods.

Read more: Victorian Government Health Information website, 18 Oct 2006

Read the report: ACE Obesity: Summary of Results (PDF)

Published on October 18, 2006 in Australian news