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HEPA Standards for YUSA

Nationwide, more than 8 million children and adolescents participate in afterschool programs.

CFAN’s Work Contributes to USDA’s Final Rule on Revisions to the WIC Food Packages

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service has finalized changes to the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) to further improve the nutrition and health of the nation’s low-income pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and young children

Community Transformation Grant—Y-USA

The goals of this project are to expand the YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program to reach more African-American/ Black and Hispanic/Latino populations, implement healthy eating and physical activity standards in early childhood and afterschool programs serving these populations, and achieve jurisdiction-wide health impact through implementation of jurisdiction-wide changes.

Policy Research and Evaluation of Michigan-Based Programs to Increase Physical Activity and Promote Healthy Eating

Altarum provided policy research and evaluation support to several projects funded by the Michigan Department of Community Health that focus ed on promoting physical activity and healthy eating.

CHOMP Project Reports and Resources

Project reports and resources from the CHOMP Mission Project are available here.

Obesity Prevention Mission Project Information

Information about the Childhood Obesity Prevention Mission Project (CHOMP)

Childhood Obesity Prevention Mission Project

Childhood Obesity Mission Project (CHOMP)

Working Together to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Altarum serves as lead third party verifier and evaluator for the Partnership for a Healthier America.

Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama

Altarum's Center Leads Early Childhood Track of Building a Healthier Future Summit Featuring First Lady Michelle Obama.

BMI Notebook

Documents produced in developing and implementing body mass index surveillance in the Michigan Care Improvement Registry.

Challenges and Opportunities Related to Implementation of Child Care Nutrition and Physical Activity Policies in Delaware

Summary of Altarum study in Delaware examining the implementation of healthy eating and physical activity standards in child care programs.

Tackling Obesity through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems

Altarum's Center for Child and Youth Development Presents Findings on State Efforts to Tackle Obesity Through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.

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