Anthropometric Profile of Secondary School Pupils in Uganda: A case Study of Kampala and Kamuli Districts.
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The incidence of youthful obesity in Uganda is rising, parallel to the growth of Urbanisation. Obesity in Childhood and early Adulthood strongly predicts Adulthood obesity and the risk for Cardiovascular diseases. Primary prevention thus ought to be initiated in Childhood and early Adulthood, however, the prevalence of obesity in this population is known.