About MoCAN

The Missouri Council for Activity and Nutrition (MoCAN) is a coalition comprised of representatives from statewide and local agencies, institutions, organizations, other coalitions or individuals who work together to advance the goals and objectives of the statewide plan, Preventing Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases, Missouri’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan.

Vision
The health and quality of life of Missourians will be significantly improved through healthy eating and active living.

Mission
MoCAN fosters and supports healthy eating and active living through policy and environmental changes to measurably improve the health and quality of life of Missouri residents.


Save the Date!

Changing the Future of Childhood Obesity:
Aligning and Amplifying Statewide Efforts

April 21-22, 2015
Stoney Creek Inn, Columbia, MO

Save the Date for Childhood Obesity ConferenceMoCAN is sponsoring this statewide conference to showcase publically vetted recommendations to advance prevention and treatment for childhood obesity, align statewide actions to implement those recommendations, and highlight exciting new insights and approaches. Health care providers, public health practitioners and others interested in the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity should attend.

Check back here soon for registration information.

(Black & white version of Save the Date)


People participating in healthy activities

MoCAN brochure (pdf)

MoCAN Strategic Plan (pdf)