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UNC-Chapel Hill’s NAPSACC program receives national recognition as “best evidence for impact” on childhood obesity

A March 2019 brief by Healthy Eating Research, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, states that NAPSACC has the “best evidence for impact” on obesity prevention in young children. Developed by the Children’s Healthy Weight Research Group … Continued

CDC Awards HPDP $3.75 Million to Study Chronic Disease Prevention

The Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a five-year, $3.75 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The grant will fund research to … Continued

HPDP Makes Donation to Support Ongoing Hurricane Relief Efforts

Although North Carolina’s weather no longer shows any signs of Hurricanes Florence and Michael, many affected communities are still engaging in long-term recovery efforts. The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (HPDP) is donating $750 in gift cards … Continued

Eight states join Go NAPSACC, UNC-Chapel Hill’s web-based health promotion tool for child care programs

  Chapel Hill, NC – In 2019, Go NAPSACC will be in 20 states working to improve the health of young children. Developed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Go NAPSACC is an online tool that helps … Continued

 
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