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Parents as Agents of Change© (PAC)
Parents as Agents of Change© (PAC) is a 16-session intervention designed for parents of 6 to 12 year olds with obesity. Based on principles of cognitive behavioural therapy and up-to-date research in children’s nutrition and physical activity, PAC was developed to help parents learn about and implement strategies to enable healthier living for the whole family. More than 250 families have completed the 16-session intervention since 2010, and over 95% of parents said they would recommend PAC to other families. 

National Obesity Observatory
The National Obesity Observatory provides a single point of contact for wide-ranging authoritative information on data, evaluation and evidence related to weight status and its determinants.  NOO works closely with a wide range of organizations and provides support to policy makers and practitioners involved in obesity and related issues.

Australasian Child and Adolescent Obesity Research Network
The Australasian Child and Adolescent Obesity Research Network (ACAORN) has been established to foster and coordinate research collaboration among Australian and New Zealand child and adolescent obesity research groups, to identify key research questions and seek funding to address them with high quality research.
Childhood Obesity Action Network
The Childhood Obesity Action Network is a web-based national network of healthcare professionals in all 50 states and 5 countries working on childhood obesity.

HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids
The HealthLink BC Eating and Activity Program for Kids helps B.C. children, teens and their families reach healthy weights and improve their overall health and quality of life.

The Obesity Society is committed to improving the lives of those with obesity, nurturing careers of obesity scientists and practitioners and promoting the interdisciplinary nature of obesity research, management and education.

National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions
We are not-for-profit organizations of children's hospitals, large pediatric units of medical centers and related health systems, including those that specialize in rehabilitative care of children with serious chronic or congenital illnesses.