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This report assessed the effectiveness of interventions for childhood overweight and obesity and found that current interventions for the management of obesity among schoolchildren on weight-related outcomes were inconclusive.However, behavioural lifestyle interventions by interdisciplinary teams and family involvement can help curb obesity among schoolchildren. Read report ...

A new look at children from the world’s richest countries offers a mixed picture of their health, skills and happiness. For far too many, issues such as poverty, exclusion and pollution threaten their mental well-being, physical health and opportunities to develop skills.  Read UNICEF report ...

The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of family-based interventions for the prevention of overweight and obesity in children aged 2–6 years. The research found evidence of preventive family interventions is limited. The authors concluded effective interventions aimed at preventing childhood obesity need to...