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.