The Final Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO)

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

Weight management

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