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5 Easy Steps for Healthier Communities

Obesity and other lifestyle diseases are harming people's lives and adding to health costs in developing communities. Here are some easy things and simple messages local governments and cities can do to promote education for healthier and longer lives among their citizens. Let's get moving now!

Recommended major new ADBIPress book:

Wealthy But Unhealthy-- Two of five adults in Asia and the Pacific are overweight or obese. The costs associated with these conditions undermine economic growth in the region as well as the achievement of the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. This thought-provoking book includes important public health education policy recommendations.

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