Who We Are
NACDD's Obesity Prevention work identifies ways in which the association can best serve its members as they work to reduce obesity and obesity-related conditions. NACDD in collaboration with the Directors of Health Promotion and Education and Association of State and Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors has established the Tri-Affiliate Obesity Prevention Workgroup to strengthen our relationship and increase the effectiveness of state health departments chronic disease, nutrition, and health promotion efforts.
What We Do
- Technical Assistance
- Obesity Policy
NACDD focuses on actions that support effective policy and environmental changes at local, state and national levels. Such reports include:
- Tri-Affiliate Obesity Prevention Workgroup: Supporting State Health Departments in Making a Difference, 2011.
- Recommended Community Strategies and Measurements to Prevent Obesity in the United States. MMWR Recommendations and Reports, July 24, 2009.
- Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the Balance. The National Academies Press, 2005.
- The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent and Decrease Overweight and Obesity, 2001.