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Lifetime costs of childhood overweight & obesity

Project Reference: 01-2015

Status: Completed

Commencement Date: May, 2015

Project Duration: 20 months


The overall aim of this project is to make as accurate an estimate as possible of the lifetime costs associated with overweight and obesity in childhood on the island of Ireland.

Principal Contractor(s):

Prof Ivan Perry, UCC


Prof Ciaran O’Neill, School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway

Dr Anne Dee, Department of Public Health, Health Services Executive

Prof Kevin Balanda, Institute for Public Health in Ireland

Dr Grace O’Malley, Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Dublin

Dr Laura Webber, UK Health Forum




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