Upcoming HWCF Progress Report Mentioned by The Economist in “The World is Fat”

In The Economist’s The World in 2013 print edition, health-care correspondent Charlotte Howard discusses the threat obesity poses to both health systems and economies worldwide. She proposes “The Economist Diet” with specific policy advice and touches on the struggle between government intervention and marketplace pledges to decrease calories. Our team’s HWCF evaluation baseline report, due out in early 2013 will provide the framework for evaluating this specific 1.5 trillion calorie reduction pledge.

 

Read more here: http://www.economist.com/news/21566294-obesity-spreads-developing-world-charlotte-howard-suggests-ways-fight-flab-world

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Carolina Population Center
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