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Solving Obesity: Everyone's Issue Workshop and Webcast


The Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academies is hosting a webcast and in-person roundtable workshop in Washington, D.C., on September 30, 2014 at 9:00 a.m.

The event is called “Cross-Sector Work on Obesity Prevention, Treatment, and Weight Maintenance: Models for Change” and will discuss solutions to combat obesity.

According to the IOM, the roundtable will:

  • Explore models of cross-sector work that may reduce the prevalence and consequences of obesity.
  • Identify case studies of cross-sector initiatives that engage partners from diverse fields.
  • Identify lessons learned from and barriers to established cross-sector initiatives.
  • Engage participants to identify potential applications for their communities and organizations.

If you’re interested in attending either in-person or via webcast, you can find more information here.

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