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Kenya’s 2014 Report Card On The Physical Activity and Body Weight Of Children And Youth Released

Kenya’s 2014 Report Card on the physical activity and body weight of children and youth was released by Dr.Vincent Onywera on Friday 4th April 2014 at 10:00 a.m at Kenyatta University,Kenya. The colorful ceremony was graced by Prof.Olive Mugenda, the Vice Chancellor of Kenyatta University, Dr. Evangeline Njoka Secretary General of the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO, Dr. Muthoni Gichu from Kenya’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Andanje Mwisukha the dean of the School of Applied Human Sciences at Kenyatta University.

The event was attended by over 250 people who represented various sectors both locally and internationally. These included professors, researchers, medical doctors, policy makers, graduate students, parents, teachers and children. The release of the report card coincided with the 2014 World Day for Physical Activity to be celebrated on Sunday 6th April 2014.

Please click below for a copy of the report card

>>>2014 Long form Report Card

>>>2014 Short form Report Card

 

PAAT RESEARCH UPDATE

Physical Activity and Active Transport (PAAT) Research Project began with the training of research assistants on data quality management i.e. data collection and quality control. This paved way for data collection.  PAAT involves four research locations: Kenya, Nigeria, Mozambique and Canada. The Kenya site (Kenyatta University) serves as the coordinating centre for the project.

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