We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children?s Activity &Nutrition)? is a national public education outreach program launched in 2005 to address the public health burden of childhood overweight and obesity, and in recognition of the science supporting successful behavior change approaches in obesity prevention. We Can! provides science-based tips, tools, and strategies to help parents, caregivers and communities the help children maintain a healthy weight by focusing on three behavioral objectives: improving food choices, increasing physical activity, and reducing screen time. We Can! is managed by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), but involves a collaboration with three other National Institutes of Health Institutes: the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Resource and Support Contracts (N02)
Project #
268201100071U-6-0-1
Application #
8758074
Study Section
Project Start
2011-08-17
Project End
2014-02-16
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$499,973
Indirect Cost
Name
Ogilvy Public Relation Wo
Department
Type
DUNS #
116191875
City
Washington
State
DC
Country
United States
Zip Code
20036