Obesity Fight Needs Non-traditional Partners

Studies have shown success in using cooperative extension offices as venues for treating obesity among rural populations, but the idea is embraced neither by rural providers nor extension services.

1 comments on "Obesity Fight Needs Non-traditional Partners"
conspace (9/19/2012 at 12:33 PM)

This article was well written and presented to shed some light on the importance of using community collaboratives to tackle tough health issues like obesity, particularly in the rural areas. I propose that a taskforce be created to find out who the stakeholders in the community really are. Oftentimes teachers and nurses in the community can play a major role.


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