Fixing a broken environment to curb the obesity crisis
October 4, 2015
Obesity rates have roughly doubled in the past 30 years in Canada: 25 percent of Canadian adults and 13 percent of children are obese.
Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of Ottawa, and Dr. Denis Daneman, paediatrician-in-chief at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, explain why it is so hard to fight this epidemic.
We have experts (listed by topic and by geographic region) who are ready and able to answer media questions and connect you with the evidence on issues in health policy.
Why We Need More Canadian Health Policy in the Media
This free ebook is a compilation of the EvidenceNetwork.ca commentaries published in major newspapers in 2015, written by experts in the health policy field. These articles highlight the most recent evidence on a wide range of topics, including our aging population, healthcare costs and spending, mental health, pharmaceutical policy, the social determinants of health and distinctions between the Canadian and American healthcare systems among other topics.
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