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Interview to Simon Field

Simon Field, Project Leader in the reviews of vocational education and training at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) interview...

Economic slowdown tied to rise in obesity in richer nations - OECD

May 27, 2014    

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The rate of obesity continues to climb across the world's most developed countries, with certain nations and groups of people such as women and the poor hit harder by the recent economic crisis, the OECD said on Tuesday.While rates are rising as much as 3 percent a year in countries such as Australia, France, Mexico and Switzerland, they have been fairly stable in other countries such as the Unites States, Canada, Korea and Italy, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in report.A review of available data showed that the global recession that stru...

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