// The Seafarers' Health Information Programme

Guidelines for Overweight Prevention Onboard Merchant Ships

The ship, where seafarers work and spend all their time during a voyage, is the best place for health intervention.

These guidelines for shipping companies explain in detail the serious health risks of being overweight. They cover the common illnesses caused by being overweight and provide informational resources and tips on implementing an Overweight Prevention campaign on their vessels.

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