Maria Evelyn Carpio Nutrition Specialist with UNICEF Philippines
March 4, 2021

“I believe that good nutrition is key to fighting childhood obesity and it starts at home.”

Over the past few years, childhood obesity and overweight rates in the Philippines have increased. In 2020, UNICEF Philippines launched a childhood obesity prevention project, including pregnant mothers and caregivers. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Maria Evelyn and UNICEF managed to achieve a lot in the fight against obesity and excessive weight last year.
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