Obesity New Zealand

Obesity news Dec2018 1

The major problem of obesity has been recognised for a long time in New Zealand and despite a number of public and private sector initiatives, each of varying degrees of commitment and effectiveness, it continues to be so. “Adult obesity rates are highest in the United States, Mexico, New Zealand and Hungary, while they are lowest in Japan and Korea.” http://www.oecd.org/health/health-systems/Obesity-Update-2017.pdf


Sources: Annual Update of Key Results 2016/17: New Zealand Health Survey
https://www.health.govt.nz/publication/annual-update-key-results-2016-17-new-zealand-health-survey