Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 108, Issue 4, pp 339–341 | Cite as

Foods and beverages available to children in settings outside of the home: Research, policy, and monitoring considerations

  • Sharon I. KirkpatrickEmail author
Invited Editorial ∂ Éditorial Invité

Les aliments et boissons auxquels les enfants ont accès hors de la maison : aspects à considérer liés à la recherche, aux politiques et à la surveillance


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public Health and Health SystemsUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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