As the incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) continues to rise globally, public health agencies have increased their efforts to find scalable, feasible, and effective interventions to prevent their onset. In the United States alone, over 117 million adults suffer from one or more NCDs.
There are two overlooked national health issues that are affecting college campuses across the country. and they are contributing to the leading causes of death for college students in the US.
On May 8, the Clinton Health Matters Initiative (CHMI), in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and Grantmakers in Health (GIH) hosted a daylong forum, “
We’ve known for years that childhood obesity is one of the greatest health challenges facing the U.S. Certainly there has been enormous effort and resources spent to stem this epidemic—and we are beginning to see some signs of a payoff.