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Obesity and Weight Management gap in obesity prevalence in France. The EPODE framework has created political willingness to engage more in obesity prevention. physical inactivity behaviors of families with children aged six to nine, living in seven European communities. Despite these advances, there are still significant gaps to bridge between awareness and realities at the grassroots level. Many lessons remain to be learned from the implementation of interventions based on the EPODE methodology in terms of scientific research, evaluation, and long- term funding. There remains a requirement for concrete ways to ensure sustainability of interventions in real-life settings. 39 Future interventions should develop more adapted actions and messages targeting less- advantaged populations. In relation to this specific concern, from 2012 to 2015, the European Commission together with a pan-European consortium will work together to evaluate the added value of the implementation of an adapted EPODE methodology within community-based programs for the reduction of socioeconomic inequalities in health-related diet and To ensure a wider implementation of EPODE-like programs, a deeper evaluation is required. As a consequence, the Epode European Network (EEN) and the EPODE International Network (EIN) have been created to support the worldwide implementation of community-based interventions. 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