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Rhode Island's Obesity Prevention Plan

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The states obesity prevention program, Initiative for a Healthy Weight (IHW), is working to prevent overweight and obesity among all Rhode Islanders through healthful eating and active living. This effort includes:

  • Building and sustaining partnerships for communication, coordination, and collaboration.
  • Building community capacity through technical assistance, training, and resource development.
  • Developing and supporting policy and environmental improvement initiatives for healthy communities.
  • Implementing CDC-supported targeted interventions in selected populations.

To learn more about Rhode Island's work click here.

To see Rhode Island's Plan click here.