Strategy for the Prevention and Control of Obesity in South Africa 2015-2020

by Lynn Moeng Mahlangu, Pontsho Sepoloane, Aaron Manyuha et al.
Department of Health, Republic of South Africa, April 2015

57 pp. 1.3 MB
http://www.health-e.org.za/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/National-Strategy-for-
prevention-and-Control-of-Obesity-4-August-latest.pdf
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The strategy document focuses on six broad goals including preventing childhood obesity, enabling access to healthy food and promoting physical activity. At the centre of the strategy is a broad emphasis on communication, education and mobilization around growing obesity rates in the country. The document also notes a particular focus on preventing childhood obesity due to the profound impact obesity can have on childhood development.

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