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UN report reveals children in richest countries face obesity, lack basic maths, reading skills

Too many children in the world’s richest countries lack basic maths and reading skills, and suffer from poor mental well-being and obesity, according to a UNICEF report published on Thursday. The report ranks 41 European Union and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries on children’s health, skills, and happiness. Denmark, the Netherlands, and
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Ban eating on public transport to curb obesity ―British CMO advises

The government should put children’s health before companies’ profits, says the outgoing chief medical officer in a hard-hitting report calling for tough action against junk food, including a ban on eating and drinking on public transport, to tackle obesity. Dame Sally Davies, in her final report as CMO for England, said: “Today’s children are drowning
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