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In the Western Pacific Region, childhood overweight and obesity are serious public health problems. More than 6.2 million children under 5 years of age are overweight in the Region. The prevalence of overweight among adolescents is increasing at alarming rates, reaching almost 60% in some Pacific island countries and more than 20% in some Asian countries. One in four adults in the Region is overweight. Adult obesity rates surge beyond 50% in several countries in the Pacific.
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Score: 1088054.9 - https://www.who.int/laos/news/...-in-the-western-pacific-region
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Read the news Commission presents its final report, calling for high-level action to address major health challenge © 2013 Anil Gulati, Courtesy of Photoshare 25 January 2016 -- The Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) presented its final report to the WHO Director-General today culminating a two-year process to address the alarming levels of childhood obesity and overweight globally. The ECHO report proposes a range of recommendations for governments aimed at reversing the rising trend of children aged under 5 years becoming overweight and obese. More on the final report fact buffet 41 million In 2016, 41 million infants and young children were overweight or obese. Fact sheet on obesity and overweight 124 million children and adolescents are obese – a tenfold increase in the last four decades. Facts and figures on childhood obesity Nearly 1 in 5 children and adolescents are overweight or obese. Obesity and overweight Key information FAQs on childhood obesity Global Monitoring Framework for Noncommunicable Diseases NCD Global Monitoring Framework Target 7: Halt the rise in obesity Indicator 13: Overweight and obesity in adolescents Indicator 23: Marketing of foods to children Growth references The WHO Child Growth Standards Growth reference data for 5-19 years Related publications Marketing of foods and non-alcoholic beverages to children Recommended levels of physical activity for children Population-based approaches to childhood obesity prevention Prioritizing areas for action in the field of population-based prevention of childhood obesity School policy framework: implementation of the global strategy on diet, physical activity and health Data Overweight and obesity WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition Contact us Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity Email: [email protected] Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity: implementation plan: executive summary You are here: Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity Regions Africa Americas Eastern Mediterranean Europe South-East Asia Western Pacific About us Careers Library Procurement Publications Frequently asked questions Contact us Subscribe to our newsletters Privacy Legal Notice © 2022 WHO
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Score: 1082274.8 - https://www.who.int/end-childhood-obesity/en/
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In 2020, globally, 149.2 million children under the age of 5 years of age were stunted, 45.4 million wasted, and 38.9 million overweight. The number of children with stunting is declining in all regions except Africa. (...) In terms of the targets, at country level, the greatest progress is being made towards the stunting target, with nearly two-thirds of countries seeing at least some progress. In contrast, for overweight, about half of all countries have experienced no progress or are worsening. (...) Joint model-based estimates for stunting and overweight This file includes model-based estimates for stunting and overweight based on all input data as included in the joint survey data set (above).
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Score: 1082274.8 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...oup-released-new-data-for-2021
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Every 14th child under the age of five is overweight, and every 6th adult is obese. According to data, since 2006, the situation among children under five who are overweight and stunted has changed. For example, indicators of children with stunting decreased in all provinces of the country except the Jalal-Abad region, and indicators of overweight increased in the Batken, Chui and Jalal-Abad provinces. (...) In addition, the information reflects the situation by provinces with respect to growth retardation and overweight, including indicators of their growth and decline since 2006.
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Score: 1078174.7 - https://www.fao.org/in-action/...news/news-detail/en/c/1266073/
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It describes a triple burden of malnutrition: Undernutrition, hidden hunger caused by a lack of essential nutrients, and overweight. In Viet Nam, according to the National Nutrition Surveillance 2017, among children under five: 24 per cent are stunted 6 per cent are wasted 6 per cent are overweight More than 50 per cent suffer from hidden hunger The report warns that poor eating and feeding practices start from the earliest days of a child’s life. (...) Inadequate maternal diets result in underweight and overweight women who are more likely to have low birth weight babies. (...) From 2000 to 2016, the proportion of overweight children between 5 and 19 years of age doubled from 1 in 10 to almost 1 in 5.
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Score: 1077821.5 - https://www.unicef.org/vietnam...-childrens-health-warns-unicef
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FOLLOW-UP TO THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUTRITION : RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Follow-up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 66/2 of 19 September 2011, 66/221 of 22 December 2011, 68/231 and 68/233 of 20 December 2013, 68/300 of 10 July 2014, 68/309 of 10 September 2014 and 69/240 of 19 December 2014, Noting the adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition, 1 as well as the Framework for Action, 2 which provides a set of voluntary policy options and strategies for use by Governments, as appropriate, adopted at the Second International Conference on Nutrition, held in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, Recognizing with concern the need to eradicate hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition worldwide, particularly undernourishment, stunting, wasting, underweight and overweight in children under 5 years of age; and anaemia in women and children, among other micronutrient deficiencies; as well as reverse the rising trends in overweight and obesity and reduce the burden of diet-related non- communicable diseases in all age groups, Taking note with appreciation of the role of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, in collaboration with other relevant agencies, funds and programmes of the United Nations system and other international organizations, to support national Governments, upon request, in developing, strengthening and implementing their policies, programmes and plans to address the multiple challenges of malnutrition, 1.
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Score: 1074418.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=A/RES/69/310&Lang=E
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FOLLOW-UP TO THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NUTRITION : [REVISED] DRAFT RESOLUTION / SOUTH AFRICA [ON BEHALF OF THE GROUP OF 77 AND CHINA]
.: Limited 18 June 2015 Original: English 15-07825 (E) 190615 *1507825* Sixty-ninth session Agenda item 13 (a) Integrated and coordinated implementation of and follow-up to the outcomes of the major United Nations conferences and summits in the economic, social and related fields South Africa:* draft resolution Follow-up to the Second International Conference on Nutrition The General Assembly, Recalling its resolutions 66/2 of 19 September 2011, 66/221 of 22 December 2011, 68/233 of 20 December 2013, 68/300 of 10 July 2014, 68/309 of 10 September 2014 and 69/240 of 19 December 2014, Noting the adoption of the Rome Declaration on Nutrition,1 as well as the Framework for Action,2 which provides a set of voluntary policy options and strategies for use by Governments, as appropriate, adopted at the Second International Conference on Nutrition, held in Rome, from 19 to 21 November 2014, Recognizing with concern the need to eradicate hunger and prevent all forms of malnutrition worldwide, in particular undernourishment, stunting, wasting, underweight and overweight in children under 5 years of age and anaemia in women and children, as well as other conditions related to micronutrient deficiencies, and to reverse the rising trends in overweight and obesity and reduce the burden of diet - related non-communicable diseases in all age groups, Taking note with appreciation of the role of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Food Programme, the United Nations Children’s Fund and the International Fund for Agricultural Development, in collaboration with other relevant agencies, funds and programmes of the United Nations system and other international organizations, in supporting national Governments, upon request, in developing, strengthening and __________________ * On behalf of States Members of the United Nations that are members of the Group of 77 and China. 1 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization, document ICN2 2014/2. 2 Ibid., document ICN2 2014/3.
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Score: 1074418.2 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...open&DS=A/69/L.50/REV.1&Lang=E
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PROMOTION AND PROTECTION OF ALL HUMAN RIGHTS, CIVIL, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT : WRITTEN STATEMENT / SUBMITTED BY HUMAN RIGHTS ADVOCATES, INC
Overnutrition At the opposite end of the malnutrition spectrum is overnutrition, which is observed as either overweight, obesity, or an excess of added sugar and saturated fats in the diet. (...) According to the World Bank, childhood overweight currently affects 155 million school- age children, 40 million of whom are obese. (...) Thus, countries like Guinea and Malawi, which suffer from both child overweight (10%) and stunting (50%), are forced to cope with the mounting costs of each, otherwise known as the “double-burden” of malnutrition.
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Score: 1073467 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...open&DS=A/HRC/22/NGO/38&Lang=E
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Prevention of Overweight and Obesity in Children: | UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Skip to main content East Asia and Pacific Toggle navigation Global Links Visit UNICEF Global High contrast East Asia and Pacific EXPLORE UNICEF ABOUT US OUR MISSION WHERE WE WORK REGIONAL DIRECTOR TAKE ACTION CONTACT US WORK FOR UNICEF PRESS CENTRE Donate Main navigation What we do Research and reports Regional Stories Take action Search area has closed. (...) Search Close Search UNICEF Fulltext search Max Report Prevention of Overweight and Obesity in Children: Landscape Analysis and Priority Actions in China UNICEF Highlights UNICEF in China , has selected Chengdu as a pilot city to carry out an Urban-based Nutrition Programme (UNP) to demonstrate city-level actions that could reduce the rapid acceleration of child overweight and obesity in China. A landscape analysis on prevention of overweight and obesity in children, a joint effort by Chengdu Health Commission, Chengdu Centre of Disease Prevention and Control, Chengdu Women’s Federation and UNICEF, was undertaken as the first step to establishing the UNP model and to identify priority actions to address the existing gaps in policies and programmes in the city.
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Score: 1073290 - https://www.unicef.org/eap/rep...rweight-and-obesity-children-2
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FACT SHEET EMBARGOED until 00.01 GMT 15 October 2019 THE STATE OF THE WORLD’S CHILDREN 2019: Children, food and nutrition Globally, at least 1 in 3 children under five is malnourished and not growing well: • In South Asia, 1 in 2 children is not growing well, i.e. is either undernourished or overweight. • In East and Southern Africa, over 2 in 5 children are not growing well. (...) But most cases occur in non-emergency settings – and mostly in Asia. • Despite global progress, only about 1 in 4 children receives treatment for severe acute malnutrition. Overweight and obesity are increasing across all continents, including in Africa: • 40 million children under 5 years of age are overweight. • In Eastern Europe and Central Asia, almost 1 in 7 children under 5 is overweight. • Since 2000, the proportion of overweight children between 5 and 19 years old rose from 1 in 10 to almost 1 in 5. • Since 1990, prevalence of overweight levels among children between 5 and 19 years of age increased by over 33 per cent in the UK, 49.7 per cent in the US. (...) The poorest children are paying the highest price: • Only 1 in 5 children between 6 months and 2 years from the poorest households and rural areas are fed a diverse enough diet for healthy growth and brain development. • Stunting is highest among poorest households. • Overweight & obesity prevalence is higher among poorest households (e.g.
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Score: 1073076.6 - https://www.unicef.org/sites/d...20Worlds%20Children%202019.pdf
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