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Obesity affects children even prior to school entry: 1 in 5 Australian children are overweight or obese at age 5 years. Help improve the health outcomes for children as they grow into adulthood.


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Welcome to the Centre of Research Excellence

in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood


The Centre of Research Excellence In the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood (EPOCH CRE) brings together researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from Australia, New Zealand and England to work collaboratively on approaches to prevention of obesity in children aged 0 to 5 years.