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El Paso, Texas one of 41 sites selected for national program to fight childhood obesity
2010-01-19 20:00:00

El Paso, Texas, January 12, 2010 (PAHO/WHO)The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization U.S.-Mexico Border Office in collaboration with the Pan American Health and Education Foundation and local partners received a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation major Grant to serve as a model and provide guidelines to local and state government officials, policy and decision makers for the prevention and control of childhood and youth obesity; through policy and environmental changes, community participation and development, and a multi media campaign in healthy eating and active living will be monitored and evaluated in the Chamizal and other selected communities in El Paso, Texas.

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