A Multidisciplinary Approach to Childhood Obesity Prevention in Mexico (MACOP - MX) is a collaborative project between the University of Göttingen, the Universidad de Guadalajara and the Universidad Autónoma "Benito Juárez" de Oaxaca that is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) with funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

  • To capacitate professionals to deal with the complexities of the concept of childhood obesity and health promotion
  • To promote collaborative and interdisciplinary research in different regions in Mexico
  • To provide policy makers with evidence on the effectiveness of different policies
  • To generate knowledge for the national and international community on the factors that promote or prevent childhood obesity

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