HCA 699 Topic 7: The growing prevalence of obesity amongst adults and children is a major public health challenge. This challenge is both nationally and internationally. Being overweight or obese can increase the risk of developing a range of other health problems such as coronary heart disease (CHD), type 2 diabetes, some cancers, and stroke and reduce life expectancy. The concerns of obesity are …..to the direct impact on health. There is need for identification of major stakeholders in the public health system in order to address the growing concern of obesity. Health care organizations and health care providers are major stakeholders. They should take an active role in formulation and implementation of interventions to control and manage obesity………….25 Pages Paper…..