Childhood Obesity Current Affairs, GK & News

NITI Aayog: National Convention on Prevention of Obesity

National Convention on Prevention of Maternal, Adolescent and Childhood Obesity was convened by NITI Aayog. Highlights Convention was held under the chairmanship of Dr. V.K. Paul and Co-chairmanship of Dr. R Hemalatha. NITI Aayog described obesity as “silent epidemic”. During the convention & national consultation, global experts, representatives from UN bodies & central ministries presented ..

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No sedentary screen time for children: WHO Guidelines

As per new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines, children should not engage in more active play than sedentary screen time. It says babies and toddlers must not be left to watch television or other screens passively before turning two. Every year more than 5 million deaths across all age groups are due to lack of ..

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