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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: 1073076.6 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...-in-the-western-pacific-region
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In those countries, undernutrition afflicts an economic burden that is between 1.5 and 3 times greater than the burden imposed by overweight and obesity, chiefly on account of lost productivity. (...) In Chile, a country that has eradicated undernutrition, overweight and obesity cost the equivalent of 0.2% of GDP: in other words, US$ 500 million a year. (...) From 2014 to 2078, overweight and obesity are forecast to cost an estimated annual total of US$ 1.0 billion in Chile, US$ 3.0 billion in Ecuador and US$ 13.0 billion in Mexico.
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Score: 1073076.6 - https://www.cepal.org/en/comun...lones-dolares-paises-la-region
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Select language Select language English 中文 Western Pacific Australia Home / News / Detail / Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law 11 April 2014 News release Manila As the global burden of overweight, obesity and diabetes grows alarmingly, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region has supported a landmark consultation co-hosted by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the medical and law faculties at the University of Sydney to explore specific legal mechanisms to address these challenges urgently and more effectively. (...) Besides the rising numbers of people who are overweight, obese and living with diabetes, these conditions are increasingly being seen among children and teenagers,” noted Dr Susan Mercado, Director, Division of Building Healthy Communities and Populations for the Western Pacific Region. “This meeting has clearly articulated the ‘environmental’ causes of overweight, obesity and diabetes. In the past, these were seen as personal health problems with risks linked to individual habits.
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Score: 1073076.6 - https://www.who.int/australia/...eight-obesity-diabetes-and-law
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REPORT OF THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER : ADDENDUM
In section VI (food adequacy), he addresses the growing problem of overweight and obesity and its relationship with food and nutrition policies. (...) As detailed below, the overweight and obesity emergency that Mexico is facing could have been avoided, or largely mitigated, if the health concerns linked to shifting diets had been integrated into the design of those policies. (...) Families benefiting from Oportunidades spend an average of 70 per cent of the cash transfer on so-called “better quality” calories, including greater expenditure on meat, fruit and vegetables, which reduced the risks of children becoming overweight or obese in families benefiting from this support.13 Doubts have more recently been expressed, however, about the benefits of the papilla (Nutrisano) for infants of 6 to 23 months of age included in Oportunidades,14 although this seems to be attributable to the fact that the iron contained in the supplement was not easily fixed by the organism.
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Score: 1072086.5 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...en&DS=A/HRC/19/59/ADD.2&Lang=E
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Those rates go up to 62 per cent and 49 per cent, respectively, for adolescents in high-income countries. As a result, overweight and obesity levels in childhood and adolescence are increasing worldwide. 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. (...) Even in high-income countries such as the UK, the prevalence of overweight is more than twice as high in the poorest areas as in the richest areas.
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Score: 1072056.8 - https://www.unicef.org/albania...-health-worldwide-warns-unicef
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The report finds that several ASEAN countries are facing simultaneous crises of over and undernutrition, with some children overweight while their peers suffer from stunting and wasting. (...) In Indonesia, the proportions are exactly the same: 12 percent of children are overweight and 12 percent are wasted. In Thailand, child wasting and overweight are both on the rise: between 2006 and 2012, wasting increased from 5 percent to 7 percent, and overweight from 8 percent to 11 percent. The causes of overweight and undernutrition are intertwined. A child whose growth was stunted in early childhood is at greater risk of becoming overweight later in life.
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Score: 1069284.6 - https://www.unicef.org/png/pre...-and-undernutrition-new-report
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Western Pacific Republic of Korea Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law 11 April 2014 News release Manila As the global burden of overweight, obesity and diabetes grows alarmingly, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region has supported a landmark consultation co-hosted by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the medical and law faculties at the University of Sydney to explore specific legal mechanisms to address these challenges urgently and more effectively. (...) Besides the rising numbers of people who are overweight, obese and living with diabetes, these conditions are increasingly being seen among children and teenagers,” noted Dr Susan Mercado, Director, Division of Building Healthy Communities and Populations for the Western Pacific Region. “This meeting has clearly articulated the ‘environmental’ causes of overweight, obesity and diabetes. In the past, these were seen as personal health problems with risks linked to individual habits.
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Score: 1065741 - https://www.who.int/republicof...eight-obesity-diabetes-and-law
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Western Pacific Japan Home Health Topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law 11 April 2014 News release Manila As the global burden of overweight, obesity and diabetes grows alarmingly, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region has supported a landmark consultation co-hosted by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the medical and law faculties at the University of Sydney to explore specific legal mechanisms to address these challenges urgently and more effectively. (...) Besides the rising numbers of people who are overweight, obese and living with diabetes, these conditions are increasingly being seen among children and teenagers,” noted Dr Susan Mercado, Director, Division of Building Healthy Communities and Populations for the Western Pacific Region. “This meeting has clearly articulated the ‘environmental’ causes of overweight, obesity and diabetes. In the past, these were seen as personal health problems with risks linked to individual habits.
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Score: 1065741 - https://www.who.int/japan/news...eight-obesity-diabetes-and-law
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Select language Select language English ລາວ Western Pacific Lao People's Democratic Republic Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail WPRO / Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law Building a stronger public health framework for a healthier world: a landmark consultation on overweight, obesity, diabetes and law 11 April 2014 News release Manila As the global burden of overweight, obesity and diabetes grows alarmingly, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Western Pacific Region has supported a landmark consultation co-hosted by the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) and the medical and law faculties at the University of Sydney to explore specific legal mechanisms to address these challenges urgently and more effectively. (...) Besides the rising numbers of people who are overweight, obese and living with diabetes, these conditions are increasingly being seen among children and teenagers,” noted Dr Susan Mercado, Director, Division of Building Healthy Communities and Populations for the Western Pacific Region. “This meeting has clearly articulated the ‘environmental’ causes of overweight, obesity and diabetes. In the past, these were seen as personal health problems with risks linked to individual habits.
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Score: 1065741 - https://www.who.int/laos/news/...eight-obesity-diabetes-and-law
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South-East Asia Bangladesh Home Health topics Our work News Emergencies About us Home / News / Detail / World Food Day World Food Day 16 October 2019 Highlights Dhaka There are 60 million children below 5 years old stunted, 45 million underweight and 8.8 million overweight in South East Asia. Anaemia affects approximately 96 million young children and 202 million women. (...) Undernutrition contributes to about 45% of preventable deaths of young children annually. Increased overweight and obesity underpin the high noncommunicable disease rates and consequent premature mortality. In total, the economic cost of malnutrition in countries is estimated to range from 2 to 3 per cent of their gross domestic products. [1] In Bangladesh, one out of five adult people is overweight [2] while over one third of the children below five years old are stunted and nearly the same percentage are underweight [3] .
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Score: 1063678.9 - https://www.who.int/bangladesh...tail/16-10-2019-world-food-day
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