WHO/Europe launches new database on nutrition, obesity and physical activity

NOPA – the WHO European database on nutrition, obesity and physical activity has been created in cooperation with national health ministries and the European Commission in order to provide information on national policies regarding these issues and stimulate policy-makers. Today, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) present the greatest threat to health in the WHO European Region. The database aims at assisting decision-makers in combating NCDs by identifying gaps and needs in data collection and the development of policy.

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