The Partnership for a Healthy Texas is proud to release a new report on the State of Obesity in Texas. 

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Dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.
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for Texans

Work with leading research institutions, state agencies, and a wide range of non-profit organizations to identify policies and best practices that will yield the greatest impact on obesity in Texas.

Set priorities for
the Legislature

Collaborate with advocacy groups to set specific legislative priorities, and do the legwork to get legislators and the public informed and in support.

Follow through
and track success

After policies make their way into law, the Partnership ensures they are enacted as intended and monitored and evaluated for efficacy.
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Join us next week for "Addressing obesity at a population level: Integrating solutions for causes and contributors" #webinar from Dr. Nikhil Dhurandhar of @TTUNSc and Center Faculty @LeahWhigham. Register here:
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(1/2) Join us for the next three discussion sessions of the Active Texas 2030 Physical Activity Plan series on August 3rd, 4th, and 5th, moderated by Center Faculty @billkohl. Check out all of our events and register here:


Today DSHS is holding a public hearing to gather input on their Legislative Appropriations Request for next biennium.

Check out the Partnership's written comments asking the agency to support funding for chronic disease prevention programs here: