Health benefits of childhood obesity prevention, increased public participation and national recognition from the implementation of the Children’s Health and Monitoring Programme (CHAMP) in Manchester

Impact: Health impacts, Societal impacts

Narrative

Implementation of annual weighing and measuring for all school children in Manchester. In the rest of the UK, children are only routinely measured at age 4 and then at age 11.

Development of online feedback portal that is available for all parents of school children in Manchester

Development of online educational tool around childhood obesity

Collaboration with ASDA to develop novel food educational playing cards for children to promote CHAMP in schools

Collaboration with manufacturer of medical weighing scales and highlighting of our activities on their website

Category of impact

  • Health impacts
  • Societal impacts
Date
2013 - 2021

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