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HeLP-ing Schoolchildren with Healthy Lifestyles

Posted on September 10th 2014
in Project update

HeLP-ing Schoolchildren with Healthy Lifestyles

An innovative programme which brings actors into the classroom to encourage and support children to make healthier choices on diet and exercise has been selected to feature in this week’s British Science Festival.

The Healthy Lifestyles Programme (HeLP) is being run by specialists from the University of Exeter Medical School and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, supported by the NIHR CLAHRC South West Peninsula (also known as PenCLAHRC). It is funded by a £1.35 million grant from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Public Research Programme.

HeLP is currently working with 32 schools across Devon, in a controlled...

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