New Jersey to Launch New Statewide Effort to Promote Childhood Obesity Prevention
The all-day “New Jersey Conference on the Prevention of Childhood Obesity” will be held on
“Childhood obesity has reached epidemic levels not only in
“There is no issue facing our state or nation more vital to the overall health and wellbeing of our youngest citizens,” remarked Dr.
“It is the mission of the Council of Children’s Hospitals to train the next generation of physicians and health care professionals and to promote evidence-based medicine to improve safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of the children’s health care system,” said
“AAP NJ and PCORE are reaching out to primary care providers who are in a unique position to educate families on the importance of good nutrition and activity from prenatal through adolescence,” explained
Robyn D’Oria, Executive Director, Central NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortium, said “The Central New Jersey Maternal and Child Health Consortium, Inc. (CNJMCHC) is a leading private not for profit (501(c) (3) organization serving Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, and Somerset Counties and the Plainfield portion of Union County. A key function of the Central Consortium is to build community partnerships and bring together key stakeholders interested in addressing health issues related to women and children. The Conference will build upon these efforts by demonstrating the value of public-private partnerships in implementing community based obesity prevention programs.”
For more information about the conference, including registration information, please visit www.njpcore.org.
SOURCE New Jersey Council of Children?s Hospitals