Report On Health Issue Of London | Obesity In Children

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The level of childhood obesity amongchildren aged 4-10 in Islington Borough ofLondon1
Table of Contentsa) Report Title..................................................................................................................................4b) Introduction................................................................................................................................4c)Rationale......................................................................................................................................5d) Urban Context and determinants for the impact on the obesity.................................................6e) Identification and explanation of the public health consequences and implications of obesity.8f) Strategies and interventions for addressing obesity.....................................................................9g) Recommendations and conclusion...........................................................................................10References...........................................................................................................................................112
Illustration IndexIllustration 1: Children obesity in London...........................................................................................5Illustration 2: Percentage of Children obesity......................................................................................63
a) Report TitleAim:The level of childhood obesity among children aged 4-10 in Islington Borough of London.Objectives:To determine the prevalence of obesity in children aged 4-10 in Islington Borough ofLondon.To determine the reason behind childhood obesity among the children of age 4 to 10 inIslington Borough of London.To suggest appropriate ways for resolving health issue regarding childhood obesity amongthe children aged 4 to 10 in Islington Borough of London.b) IntroductionUrban health refers to the health of people who lives and works together generally inincorporated sectors. Health in the urban areas are based on the core principles of the healthy citieswhich includes equity, sustainability, inter-sectoral cooperation and community development.People are migrating from rural areas to urban sector which is increasing population of urban areas(Bradshaw, 2011). This growth is causing problem regarding the water, sanitation, infrastructure,housing, security, food, transport, noise exposure, climate, social environment, health and socialservices, etc. All these factors are responsible for the health issues in urban sector. It results to causevarious disease such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease, etc(Canoy andBundred, 2011).The present proposal is based on the major urban health issue of London i.e. Obesity inchildren of age 4 to 10. Obesity refers to the abnormal increase of body fat which results to causehealth issues. Generally those people who have 20% or more fat as compare to the ideal bodyweight is called as suffering from obesity. This file includes impact of obesity on health of children,its consequences, and implications on individual, general population and health services. Alongwith this, it also involves methods for resolving this health issue. In the end, recommendations andconclusions are explained with the help of key findings.Research QuestionWhat is the prevalence of obesity in children aged 4-10 in Islington Borough of London?What are the reason behind childhood obesity among the children of age 4 to 10 in Islington4
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