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About Obesity Learning Centre

The Obesity Learning Centre (OLC) is the nationwide centre for quality assured information for everyone working in obesity. The OLC sets out to strengthen and support local capacity and capabilities to treat overweight in children and adults.

The OLC was launched in 2009 with grant funding by the Department of Health (England) and Public Health England. It is maintained by the Research Information Services team at the UK Health Forum.

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The  NCMP  was  established  in  2005  and  involves  measuring  the  height  and  weight of Reception  and  Year  6  children  at  state-maintained  schools, including academies, in  England.  Every  year,  more  than  one  million  children  are  measured and  over  99 %  of  eligible  schools  take  part  on  a  voluntary  basis.

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