Mobilize for Health

Mobilize for Health supports community action around childhood obesity prevention in Wisconsin.

The Mobilize for Health Strategy Menu contains promising environmental and policy strategies for health. Find strategies using the search tool at the top of the page. Or explore the Menu here .

Plan Your Initiative highlights actions that help a community-based initiative grow deep roots and broaden impact. Learn more about health equity, communication, thinking locally, and other topics here.

Health equity means ensuring that all people have full and equal access to opportunities for healthy lives. Look for this icon throughout the site to learn more about health equity in practice. Read more…

Featured Strategy Story

With the simple swipe of a card, the Menominee Nation recently achieved a big win for the health and wellness of their community. 
Video and story here.

Mobilize for Health Strategy Menu

The Mobilize for Health Strategy Menu highlights evidence-based approaches in nine key areas related to nutrition, physical activity, clinical care, and maternal care.

Strategies focus on key policy and environmental settings such as schools, early care centers, healthcare, worksites, and neighborhoods. Each strategy includes a summary, comparison scores, and an evidence base, as well as local examples, key resources, and complementary strategies.
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Obesity Prevention Initiative

The Obesity Prevention Initiative works to build healthier communities for Wisconsin children. We aim to improve childhood health because it is foundational to social and emotional development, academic achievement, and lifelong health. Learn more about OPI here.

Photo: John Maniaci/UW Health