Child obesity cases higher in urban and prei-urban schools: Minister

Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete at the Pacific Echo Network Inaugural Forum this morning. Picture: REINAL CHAND

CASES of child obesity tend to be higher in urban and peri-urban schools when compared to rural ones. This was highlighted by Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete during the Pacific Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO) Network inaugural forum in Nadi yesterday. He said results from the 2011 STEPs survey had revealed an increase in obesity by […]

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