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The co-existence of wasting, stunting, low birth weight and micronutrient deficiencies on the one hand, and overweight, obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) on the other within individuals, households, and populations, is referred to as the double burden of malnutrition. (...) Technical links Fact sheets Malnutrition Healthy diet Obesity and overweight Data Nutrition targets in the Western Pacific e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) Global database on the Implementation of Nutrition Action (GINA) Nutrition Landscape Information System (NLiS) WHO resolutions Global strategy on diet, physical activity and health (WHA57.17) Protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing (WPR/RC68.R3) Health promotion in the Sustainable Development Goals (WPR/RC68.R4) Childhood overweight 7.4 million children under the age of five in the Western Pacific Region are overweight.  (...) Iron-deficiency anemia One in four women of reproductive age in the Western Pacific Region suffers from iron deficiency anemia. - Our work All → Developing regulatory frameworks for healthy diets Reducing modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases Reducing the double burden of malnutrition Promoting healthy diets Multimedia 2 October 2017 Protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing News All → 17 August 2017 News release Progress on Early Essential Newborn Care in the Western Pacific Region, but millions of newborn infants remain at risk 19 December 2016 News release Protecting children from unhealthy foods and drinks 22 September 2016 News release Taxing sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce childhood overweight and obesity in the Western Pacific Region Featured publications 23 September 2016 Ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children : a primer on WHO guidance Ending the inappropriate promotion of foods for infants and young children : a primer on WHO guidance 12 March 2015 Action plan to reduce the double burden of malnutrition in the Western Pacific Region (‎2015-2020)‎ Action plan to reduce the double burden of malnutrition in the Western Pacific Region (‎2015-2020)‎ Related links Global programme on nutrition Global programme on Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS) Related Health Topics All → Populations and demographics Adolescent health Conditions Obesity and overweight 1 (current) 2 Quick links Newsroom Emergencies Data Campaigns Publications About us Overview Programmes Country support Governance Partnerships Help Contact us Press Careers Email scams Privacy Legal Notice © 2022 WHO
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Score: 1061052.8 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...fic/health-topics/malnutrition
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Today the world faces a double burden of malnutrition that includes both undernutrition and overweight, especially in low- and middle-income countries. (...) The two faces of malnutrition include undernutrition, such as wasting, stunting and micronutrient deficiencies, as well as those associated with dietary imbalance and excess, such as overweight, obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).   (...) Technical links Fact sheets Obesity and overweight Healthy diet Salt reduction Infant and young child feeding Data Nutrition targets in the Western Pacific WHO Global Database on Body Mass Index WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition WHO resolutions Infant and young child feeding (WHA71.9) Maternal, infant and young child nutrition (WHA65.6) United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition (‎2016–2025)‎ (WHA69) Protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing (WPR/RC68.R3) © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Woman and her newborn baby at the National Centre for Maternal and Child Health (NCMCH) © Credits 2 out of 3 babies are not exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Midwife showing a woman how to breastfeed her newborn baby, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital in Brunei © Credits Only one out of three newborns are put to the breast within the first hour of life. © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Nurses showing to a mother how to introduce nutritionally-adequate and safe complementary (solid) foods at Berakas Health Center © Credits 7.2 million children under 5 years were overweight or obese in 2018 © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu School children eating snacks in the canteen. © Credits > 84 million children aged 5-19 years were overweight or obese, a 43% increase in just 6 years (2010-2016) - Our work All → Developing regulatory frameworks for healthy diets Reducing modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases Reducing the double burden of malnutrition Promoting healthy diets Featured publications 2 April 2020 Regional action framework on protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing in the Western...
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Score: 1058505.1 - https://www.who.int/westernpacific/health-topics/nutrition/1
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Today the world faces a double burden of malnutrition that includes both undernutrition and overweight, especially in low- and middle-income countries. (...) The two faces of malnutrition include undernutrition, such as wasting, stunting and micronutrient deficiencies, as well as those associated with dietary imbalance and excess, such as overweight, obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases (NCDs).   (...) Technical links Fact sheets Obesity and overweight Healthy diet Salt reduction Infant and young child feeding Data Nutrition targets in the Western Pacific WHO Global Database on Body Mass Index WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition WHO resolutions Infant and young child feeding (WHA71.9) Maternal, infant and young child nutrition (WHA65.6) United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition (‎2016–2025)‎ (WHA69) Protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing (WPR/RC68.R3) © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Woman and her newborn baby at the National Centre for Maternal and Child Health (NCMCH) © Credits 2 out of 3 babies are not exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Midwife showing a woman how to breastfeed her newborn baby, Raja Isteri Pengiran Anak Saleha Hospital in Brunei © Credits Only one out of three newborns are put to the breast within the first hour of life. © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu Nurses showing to a mother how to introduce nutritionally-adequate and safe complementary (solid) foods at Berakas Health Center © Credits 7.2 million children under 5 years were overweight or obese in 2018 © WHO/Yoshi Shimizu School children eating snacks in the canteen. © Credits > 84 million children aged 5-19 years were overweight or obese, a 43% increase in just 6 years (2010-2016) - Our work All → Developing regulatory frameworks for healthy diets Reducing modifiable risk factors for noncommunicable diseases Reducing the double burden of malnutrition Promoting healthy diets Featured publications 2 April 2020 Regional action framework on protecting children from the harmful impact of food marketing in the Western...
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Score: 1058505.1 - https://www.who.int/westernpacific/health-topics/nutrition
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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. (...) Today, 1 in 13 children and adolescent of this age are obese in Nepal. Overweight and obesity increases with wealth and household food security. (...) 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: 1056602.3 - https://www.unicef.org/nepal/p...-health-worldwide-warns-unicef
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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 VEREIN SUDWIND ENTWICKLUNGSPOLITIK
Between 1980-2008, in Iran the mean body mass index has grown among males from approximately 23 kg/m2 to 25 kg/m2 (46.0% overweight and 12.4% obesity) and females from 23 kg/m2 to 27 kg/m2 (56.8% overweight and 26.5% obesity). (...) b- Air pollution Along with overweight/obesity which predisposes or is associated with numerous NCDs including cardiovascular diseases (CVD), type 2 diabetes, hypertension, certain cancers, sleep apnea/sleep-disorder-breathing, venous insufficiency, venous thrombosis, pulmonary diseases and pulmonary embolus and stroke9, air pollution is also a contributory factor as well as the cause of such diseases.
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Score: 1054944 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...open&DS=A/HRC/26/NGO/86&Lang=E
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An additional 213 million were overweight in 2016 but fell below the threshold for obesity. (...) This reflects the threat posed by malnutrition in all its forms, with there being underweight and overweight young people living in the same communities. (...) Another 1.3 billion adults were overweight, but fell below the threshold for obesity.
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Score: 1053950 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...mperial-college-london-and-who
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Held at the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific in Manila from 9 to 11 April, the Overweight, Obesity, Diabetes and Law (OODL) Consultation – a first in the Region – brought together public health and law professionals along with consumer rights advocates and other civil society representatives. (...) 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: 1051366.8 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...eight-obesity-diabetes-and-law
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POPULATION, FOOD SECURITY, NUTRITION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT :REPORT OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
The global prevalence of overweight among children under age 5 increased from 5.3 per cent in 2012 to 5.6 per cent in 2019, affecting 38.3 million children. The prevalence of overweight or obesity has risen rapidly since 2000 among older children, adolescents and adults. Globally, in 2016, 20.6 per cent of children aged 5–9, 17.3 per cent of adolescents aged 10–19, and 38.9 per cent of adults (those aged 18 or older) were overweight. Adult obesity continues to rise globally, from 11.7 per cent in 2012 to 13.2 per cent in 2016.
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Score: 1047702.5 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...t?open&DS=E/CN.9/2021/2&Lang=E
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The annual damage caused to roads and bridges by overweight vehicles has costs billions of Euros. The existing means of eliminating overweight vehicles act only to identify overloaded vehicles that are already operating on roads and already causing damage.
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Score: 1046823.1 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...RANS/WP.29/GRSG/2010/30&Lang=E
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The situation has been further complicated by an increase in the number of people of all ages who are overweight or obese and by the evidence regarding micronutrient deficiencies. (...) In the region, the percentage of children between 0 and 4 years of age who are overweight is on the rise. As is shown in figure 2, with the exception of Haiti, the rate for this age group at the regional level amounts to 7%, which means that nearly 4 million children under the age of 5 are either overweight or obese .  (...) In the case of overnutrition, overweight or obesity in childhood has both short- and long-term effects.
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Score: 1046090.5 - https://www.cepal.org/en/insig...en-latin-america-and-caribbean
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