Obesity in Iran: Challenges Arising and Policy Options

  • Mohamad EZATI ASAR Department of Public Health, School of Health, Semnan University of Medical Sciences, Semnan, Iran
  • Mehdi HAGHI Department of Health, Faculty of Health and Nutrition, Lorestan University of Medical Sciences, Khorramabad, Iran

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Published
2019-11-04
How to Cite
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EZATI ASAR M, HAGHI M. Obesity in Iran: Challenges Arising and Policy Options. Iran J Public Health. 48(11):2112-2113.
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Letter to the Editor