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Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight. Shiriki Kumanyika, Chair, IOM Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention. Question 1. What does “accelerating progress” mean when It comes to creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight?. How can equity be achieved?.

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Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight

Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight

  • Shiriki Kumanyika, Chair, IOM Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention


Question 1

Question 1

  • What does “accelerating progress” mean when It comes to creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight?


How can equity be achieved

How can equity be achieved?

Population oriented approaches

Community engagement

Changing environments

Policies and policies

Reaching people


Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight

  • Engagement

  • Leadership and Responsibility

  • Assessment


Meeting the challenge of achieving equity

Meeting the Challenge of Achieving Equity

  • Transform inequitable environments

    • Physical Activity

    • Food and Beverage

    • Message

  • Target Critical Settings

    • Schools

    • Worksites

    • Health Care


Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight

Figure 2. How health disparities are produced and reproduced across a life-time and generations, and possible points to intervene. Adapted from framework by Finn Diderichsen of the Karolinska Institute. From Paula Braveman, Preventing Chronic Diseases, July 2009


Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight

Environment

size

Micro-environmentMacro-environment

(settings) (sectors)

Food PA Food PA

Physical What is/isn’t available?

Economic What are the financial factors?

Policy What are the rules?

Socio-cultural What are the attitudes, beliefs,

perceptions values and practices?

Environment

type

ANGELO Framework(Analysis Grid for Environments Linked to Obesity)

Swinburn et al Prev Med 1999


What makes a community high risk

What makes a community “high-risk”

Based on ANGELO –Analysis Grid for Environments Linked to Obesity

Swinburn et al, Preventive Medicine, 1999. From Yancey AK et al, Prev Chronic Dis. 2004 Jan;1(1):A09.


Creating equal opportunities for a healthy weight

Available at www.aacorn.orghttp://www.aacorn.org/AbouComm-2517.html


Questions

Questions

  • Which of the APOP recommendations are the most important for making progress in creating equal opportunities, and why?

  • How can implementation be tailored for maximum effectiveness?


Questions1

Questions

  • What are possible gaps in the APOP recommendations?

  • What evidence, including qualitative data and stories, do we have to inform action?

    • Lumping or splitting?

  • What are some important next steps?


  • For more information on obesity prevention visit http www iom edu obesity

    For more information on obesity prevention, visit:http://www.iom.edu/obesity

    Thank you!


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