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The Wisconsin Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative: An Example of Statewide Collective Impact.

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Summary of "The Wisconsin Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative: An Example of Statewide Collective Impact."

The Wisconsin Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Initiative (Initiative), established in 2007, seeks to address and prevent obesity in the early care and education system through nutrition and physical activity environmental and policy changes. The collaborative includes professionals from 3 state of Wisconsin Departments, the University of Wisconsin-Extension, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and public health and early care and education organizations. This paper explores the efforts of the Initiative to advance our understanding of collective impact in practice and its value to health promotion efforts.

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Name: WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin
ISSN: 1098-1861
Pages: 269-74

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