Obesity Prevention through European Network is financed by the European Commission Health Programme and the Executive Agency for Health and Consumer and will last for 3 years (2014-2016). The aim of this project is to develop and implement school-based initiatives, at the local level, that can generate behavior changes and improve the lifestyle. These initiatives are based on nutrition and physical activity, in order to prevent the overweight and obesity in children and adolescents.
At the end of 2016, it is supposed that OPEN project can strengthen the programmes methodology and community-based initiatives capable of implement sustainable strategies and obesity prevention actions at the local and national level.
CEIDSS is participating through its community-based program (CBP) MUN-SI and it´s one of its 13 partners. The activities include Capacity building and experience sharing among CBPs and Projects empowering adolescents.