Reversing the Obesity Epidemic: Stricter Economic Regulation


credit: Run Luau Run

In a study published in the Bulletin of the World Health Organization, a stricter and tighter economic regulation is needed to slow and reverse the growing obesity epidemic.

The study was conducted by a team of researchers based in the United States and Ireland. According to Dr Francesco Branca, director of the Department of Nutrition for Health and Development at WHO, "Policies targeting food and nutrition are needed across several sectors including agriculture, industry, health, social welfare and education."


Read the Entire Article


Federal Programs Related to - Endocrine, Metabolic & Nutritional Research

Programs involved in the systematic study of the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect ductless glands. Addison's Diseases Research; Dwarfism Research; Thyroid Diseases Research




Social Entrepreneurship
Spotlight



Social Enterprise Aims to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene Through Soaps

Social Enterprise Aims to Improve Sanitation and Hygiene Through Soaps
Soap Cycling is a social enterprise founded by David Bishop, also a law professor at Hong...



Jobs in the Social Sector

  Foundation Related Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Education Jobs
  Executive Director Jobs
  Fundraising & Development Jobs