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The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: the CO-OPS Collaboration

  • Steven Allender1, 2Email author,
  • Melanie Nichols1,
  • Chad Foulkes1,
  • Rebecca Reynolds1,
  • Elizabeth Waters3,
  • Lesley King4,
  • Tim Gill4,
  • Rebecca Armstrong3 and
  • Boyd Swinburn1
BMC Public Health201111:132

Received: 28 October 2010

Accepted: 24 February 2011

Published: 24 February 2011

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24 Feb 2011 Editorially accepted
24 Feb 2011 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-11-132

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Authors’ Affiliations

World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
British Heart Foundation Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
The McCaughey Centre, Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia