Barbados

The Caribbean region has some of the world’s more frequent consumption of sugary drinks among children and has a rising prevalence of obesity. Being comprised of smaller island nations, the context is also unique and thus approaches for encouraging healthier food environments will also need to be different than in other places.

In-Country Team Lead

  • Natasha Sobers - Professor, George Alleyne Chronic Disease Research Centre, CaIHR, Barbados

Publications

  • Understanding the need for a whole-of-society approach in school nutrition policy implementation: A qualitative analysis
    Authors: Natasha P. Sobers, Lisa Bishop, Shu Wen Ng, Suzanne Soares-Wynter, Natalie S. Greaves & Madhuvanti M. Murphy 
    Published in: Implementation Science Communications, July 17, 2021 view full text