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Launch of child obesity programme coming up

  • According to the WHO, half of all children in the UK will be obese or overweight by 2020

According to the WHO, half of all children in the UK will be obese or overweight by 2020, and the incidence in Gibraltar has doubled in recent years.

As a result, a new health awareness programme called 'CHAMP' (Children, Healthy and Active! Multiagency Programme) is to be launched by the Gibraltar Health Authority with an event at the Piazza on Saturday 7 April at 10am.