Advancing Effective Obesity Communications: A Workshop

When: September 16, 2019 (8:30 AM Eastern)
Where: National Academy of Sciences Building • 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20418

Topics Children and Families, Food and Nutrition, Public Health, Select Populations and Health Equity
Activity: Roundtable on Obesity Solutions
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

On September 16th, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions hosted a workshop that provides an overview of the current communications environment and its impact on delivering information on obesity solutions. Invited presenters discussed strategies to reach specific audiences (e.g., different publics, decision makers, and policy makers), as well as examine best practices in the development of effective messages. The workshop explores the complexities of communicating solutions to obesity, such as addressing issues of equity and unintended consequences, and lessons that have been learned to inform future efforts.

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