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.


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


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