CXC hosting CARPHA Childhood Obesity High-Level meeting

CXC Headquarters in Barbados will host a high-level meeting of the Trinidad and Tobago-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) on Childhood Obesity in February. The two-day meeting will be held on February 9-10 with an opening ceremony and welcome reception on the afternoon of February 8 at the Barbados Yacht Club.

CXC also offers subjects that can help with the reduction of obesity: CSEC Physical Education and Sport, Food and Nutrition, Theatre Arts, CAPE Physical Education and Sport, and Food and Nutrition. Learn more about childhood obesity in the Caribbean by reading the articles below.

http://caribbean.scielo.org/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0043-31442011000400013

http://www.uwi.edu/opencampus/ccdc/downloads/researchpapers/obesity%20in%20caribbean%20children.pdf

http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/news/Study-finds-30–Caribbean-children-obese-and-overweight

Learn more about CARPHA by visiting its website, http://carpha.net/