Short note on Global Public Health Crisis in Childhood Obesity

Pratik PN

Faculty of Medicine, Rafael Núñez University Corporation. Colombia, India

Corresponding author: Pratik PN
Faculty of Medicine, Rafael Núñez University Corporation
Colombia, India
Email: [email protected]

Received: April08, 2021; Accepted: April22, 2021; Published: April30,2021

Citation: Short note on Global Public Health Crisis in Childhood Obesity, J Child Obes. 6: doi: 10.21767/2572-5394.6.4.53

 

 
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Abstract

Childhood obesity is a major public health crisis nationally and internationally. The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased over few years. It is caused by imbalance between calorie intake and calories utilized

Editorial

Some of the interventions used were family based, school based, community based, play based, and hospital based. The effective school-based interventions were seen targeting physical activity along with healthy diet education. The major challenges faced by these intervention programs are financial, along with stigmatization of obese children. Governments along with other health care organizations are taking effective actions like policy changing and environmentally safe interventions for children to improve physical activity. Hence, effective intervention strategies are being used to prevent and control obesity in children. The purpose of this manuscript is to address various factors influencing childhood obesity, a variety of interventions and governmental actions addressing obesity and the challenges ahead for managing this epidemic. The major challenges faced by these intervention programs are financial, along with stigmatization of obese children. Governments along with other health care organizations are taking effective actions like policy changing and environmentally safe interventions for children to improve physical activity

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