The Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) has presented its final report to the WHO Director-General, culminating a two-year process to address the alarming levels of childhood obesity and overweight globally.
The ECHO report proposes a range of recommendations for governments aimed at reversing the rising trend of children aged under 5 years becoming overweight and obese.
The ECHO Report has 6 main recommendations for governments
Promote intake of healthy foods
Promote physical activity
Preconception and pregnancy care.
Early childhood diet and physical activity
Health, nutrition and physical activity for school-age children