Oral Presentation Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting

Policy makersĀ and early life obesity prevention. What are the issues? (#60)

Chris Rissel 1
  1. University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia

The parallel universes of academia and government bureaucracy do not always intersect. The context of early life obesity prevention from a government perspective will be discussed and a series of issues relevant to academia that inform program delivery will be highlighted. Examples of early life obesity prevention programs being implemented in NSW will be given, highlighting barriers and facilitators of scalability.