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Nationwide, more than 8 million children and adolescents participate in afterschool programs.
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.
Project reports and resources from the CHOMP Mission Project are available here.
Information about the Childhood Obesity Prevention Mission Project (CHOMP)
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.
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.
Altarum's Center for Child and Youth Development Presents Findings on State Efforts to Tackle Obesity Through Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.