GTE Toolkit

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The Getting To Equity In Obesity Prevention Toolkit

Shiriki Kumanyika, PhD, MPH
Founder, Council on Black Health

This toolkit addresses the need to include an equity component in the planning and implementation of policy, systems, and environmental change approaches (PSE) undertaken to curb adverse trends in obesity and related health consequences.

PSE approaches focus on circumstances that make it possible or easier for people in a given set of circumstances to adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. PSE approaches can work together with approaches that work directly with individuals. 

The toolkit is based on the Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention Framework (GTE) for planning and evaluating equity-focused PSE change approaches that support:

Source: The Getting to Equity in Obesity Prevention Framework Kumanyika et al, AJPH 2019 adapted from Kumanyika et al, 2017 https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/10.2105/AJPH.2019.305221
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