Obesity Prevention Programs ? Statewide Collaboratives to Improve Nutrition, Breastfeeding Support, Physical Activity and Screen Time Practices for Obesity Prevention in Young Children

Submission Date: July 17, 2012

Award Ceiling: $20,000,000

As part of the overall effort to increase obesity prevention efforts, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Division of Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity (DNPAO) announces the opportunity to apply for funds to improve the quality of obesity prevention practices in ECE facilities by providing opportunities to ensure equitable access to ECE services that meet the national Preventing Childhood Obesity (PCO) (2nd Ed.) standard components related to nutrition, breastfeeding support, physical activity, and screen time, all of which are key areas for obesity prevention.

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