PUBH-100: Global Issues in Public Health
Food Studies | Health and Medical Administration | Nature and Society Relations | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases | Public Health
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Located in the heart of the Western Pacific Ocean is a large group of small islands that make up the country of Palau. Known for its growing tourism, beautiful landscapes, and cultural beliefs. Although the country is developing, the current health issue of obesity is a growing concern. With almost half of the population obese and the other half in jeopardy, the rising concerns of the obesity epidemic have taken global news and brought the attention of major countries to try and fix these rising issues. This public health brief will discuss the problems of obesity in Palau and the suggestions I believe will help these issues.
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Weis, Tavia. "Palau: Obesity" (2018). Global Public Health.
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