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Across the Region, an estimated 60 million children aged 0-5-years are stunted, while 8.8 million are overweight. Thinness affects 24-47 per cent of adolescent girls, while between 2-24 percent are overweight. Among adult women, prevalence of overweight or obesity ranges between 18-30 per cent. (...) Member countries discussed the trans-generational impact on future generations caused by maternal under nutrition as well as overweight and obesity resulting from inadequate and unhealthy eating habits and low physical activity.
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Score: 1044665.2 - https://www.who.int/southeasta...ble-burden-of-malnutrition-who
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Today they must also fight against overweight and obesity. “The region faces a double burden of malnutrition,” said PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne. Overweight and obesity continue to affect all age groups Overweight and obesity is a public health problem in all countries of the Americas, affecting all age groups. Some 7.5 per cent of those under the age of five in South America, or 2.5 million children, suffer from overweight and obesity, as do six per cent of the children in Central America and 6.9 per cent of those in the Caribbean.
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Score: 1044665.2 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...er-path-towards-2030-un-report
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JAKARTA, 04 March 2021 – The number of overweight adults in Indonesia has doubled over the past two decades* said WHO and UNICEF today, calling for an urgent move to enhance legislation, policies and regulations to curb the availability of unhealthy food and beverages. Childhood obesity is also on the rise, with one in five primary school-aged children and one in seven adolescents in Indonesia being overweight or obese, according to the 2018 national Basic Health Research Survey (RISKESDAS). (...) Cheap and easy access to unhealthy foods, along with exploitative marketing practices and packaging, are directly linked to growing overweight and obesity. Among both adults and children, the intake of ultra-processed foods is strongly associated with being overweight, with soda consumption particularly linked to obesity among adult men.
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Score: 1044665.2 - https://www.who.int/indonesia/...s-double-over-past-two-decades
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One third of children under age 5 globally are malnourished – stunted, wasted or overweight – while two thirds are at risk of malnutrition and hidden hunger because of the poor quality of their diets. Notes to editor: In North Macedonia 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese - one of the highest in the WHO European Region. (...) In 2010, 37.9% boys were overweight or obese while in 2016 those figures raised up to 39.4%.
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Score: 1044665.2 - https://www.unicef.org/northma...s-and-tackle-childhood-obesity
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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 → Multimedia 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 Related links Global programme on nutrition Global programme on Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS) Related Health Topics All → Behavioural interventions Health promotion Populations and demographics Maternal health Populations and demographics Newborn health 1 2 (current) 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: 1044665.2 - https://www.who.int/westernpac...c/health-topics/malnutrition/2
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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 → 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: 1044466.2 - https://www.who.int/westernpacific/health-topics/nutrition/3
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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 Vietnam UNICEF/ UNI220469/ Hung Highlights UNICEF in Vietnam , partnered with Hanoi University of Public Health to carry out a landscape analysis on prevention of overweight and obesity in children.
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Score: 1041388.3 - https://www.unicef.org/eap/rep...rweight-and-obesity-children-0
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IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS DECADE OF ACTION ON NUTRITION (2016-2025) : RESOLUTION / ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Implementation of the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016–2025) The General Assembly, Recalling its resolution 70/259 of 1 April 2016, by which it proclaimed the period 2016–2025 the United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition and endorsed the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and the Framework for Action adopted at the Second International Conference on Nutrition, jointly organized by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization, in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014,1 Emphasizing 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 to reverse the rising trends in overweight and obesity and reduce the burden of diet-related non-communicable diseases in all age groups, Reaffirming its resolution 70/1 of 25 September 2015, entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”, in which it adopted a comprehensive, far-reaching and people-centred set of universal and transformative Sustainable Development Goals and targets, its commitment to working tirelessly for the full implementation of the Agenda by 2030, its recognition that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable developmen t, its commitment to achieving sustainable development in its three dimensions – economic, social and environmental – in a balanced and integrated manner, and to building upon the achievements of the Millennium Development Goals and seeking to address their unfinished business, __________________ 1 World Health Organization, document EB 136/8, annexes I and II.
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Score: 1040144.4 - https://daccess-ods.un.org/acc...et?open&DS=A/RES/72/306&Lang=E
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Breastfeeding has demonstrated it can supply a range of benefits, including lowering the likelihood of infant mortality, being overweight and obesity; and improving school performance.  (...) The result in a young population globally which is chronically overweight, which has increased across every continent. From 2000–2016, the proportion of overweight children aged five to 19 years, rose from one-in-10, to almost one-in-five.  
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Score: 1037375.1 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/10/1049261
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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: 1037375.1 - https://www.unicef.org/eap/pre...-health-worldwide-warns-unicef
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