Childhood Obesity in America

Rear Admiral Galson made opening remarks before a panel of former surgeons general discussed the epidemic of childhood obesity. They… read more

Rear Admiral Galson made opening remarks before a panel of former surgeons general discussed the epidemic of childhood obesity. They made recommendations for reversing and preventing this health problem. They also spoke about the role of health policy and health justice interventions. Then a panel of state surgeons general further discussed childhood obesity and its impact on public health systems. Dr. Eduardo Sanchez moderated. The event was hosted by former Surgeon General Satcher.

The National Summit of Clinicians for Health Care Justice on “Confronting Childhood Obesity in America: Implications for Health Policy and Health Justice” was held at the Washington Hilton. close

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Childhood Obesity in America

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Program ID:
281949-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 23, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2008

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  • Oct 23, 2008 | 8:03am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 23, 2008 | 4:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 24, 2008 | 4:40am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2008 | 2:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2008 | 7:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2008 | 3:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
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