Summary of the evidence from the systematic review

Effective interventions
  • Multi-component programmes (177, 182, 189, 190, 197-199, 202, 205, 206, 210, 213-215, 217, 222, 225) promoting healthy dietary habits and/or physical activity, that:
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    provide healthy food and beverages at the workplace facilities, e.g. in the cafeteria or vending machines (174-178, 180, 181, 185, 196, 202, 205, 206, 213, 218);

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    provide space for fitness or signs to encourage the use of stairs (18, 206);

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    involve workers in programme planning and implementation (175-177, 185, 197, 198, 205, 213, 217);

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    involve the family in interventions through self-learn programmes, newsletters, festivals, etc. (197, 198, 215, 217); or

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    provide individual behaviour change strategies and self-monitoring (184, 193, 200, 204, 211).

From: Interventions

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