Childhood obesity highly prevalent

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete. Picture: FT FILE

CASES of child obesity tend to be higher in urban and peri-urban schools when compared with rural ones. This was highlighted by Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete during the Pacific Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) Network inaugural forum in Nadi yesterday. He said results from the 2011 STEPs survey had revealed an increase in obesity by […]

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