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How does whole of government action address inequities in obesity? A case study from Australia

Pescud, Melanie; Sargent, Ginny; Kelly, Paul; Friel, Sharon


Background: There are many factors across different sectors that contribute to inequities in obesity levels. This implies the need for action across different government departments and policy domains (hereafter referred to as whole of government multisectoral action). In this study we explored the public policy attention given to inequities in obesity using an Australian case study. Methods: Interviews were conducted with 33 stakeholders involved in the development and implementation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-01-14
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal for Equity in Health
DOI: 10.1186/s12939-019-0913-6


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