National Convention on Prevention of Maternal, Adolescent and Childhood Obesity
The National Convention on Prevention of Maternal, Adolescent and Childhood Obesity was organised by NITI Aayog. It brought together representatives and experts from UN Bodies, central ministries and national research institutes to discuss the prevalence of obesity in the country and provide required solutions against the same.
During this event, all panellists called for addressing obesity in priority basis. They also highlighted the importance of mass communication in encouraging physical activities, healthy eating and lifestyle. They also underscored the need for a whole of government and a whole of society approach to address this issue.
Written by IAS POINT