Who Is It For?
Child care professionals, health professionals, public health professionals, state and local policymakers, nonprofits, and funders at the state, local, and when appropriate, national level who are interested in promoting healthy weight among young children in North Carolina.
How Do You Get It?
Visit the NC Institute of Medicine website and/or find via this link.
How Is It Used?The blueprint for action includes strategies needed to implement these recommendations. It includes the lead organizations and partners needed to implement the strategies, necessary funding and resources and performance measures for evaluation.
This 173-page document released by the North Carolina Institute of Medicine in 2013 provides recommendations of evidence-based and evidence-informed strategies that focused on reducing childhood obesity, and developing a blueprint to prevent or reduce early childhood obesity in North Carolina.
Promoting Healthy Weight for Young Children: A Blueprint for Preventing Early Childhood Obesity in North Carolina