This article highlights the prevalence rate of childhood obesity in Lambeth, London, UK. It draws attention to the consequences of this condition among children. It critically examines the “Lambeth Ready, Steady, Go!” weight management service which is a Lambeth’s initiative on childhood obesity. It reveals what is currently working and the problem areas. It concludes with the recommended changes that would lead to better impact of the community based health promotion initiative.
Sunzidha Meah*, Enemona Jacob