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.

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

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.

2015 MoCAN Healthcare Award Recipient:
Kris Drake

Kris Drake, Wellness Coordinator for Freeman Health System, has been awarded the 4th Annual Healthcare Professional Award: Excellence in Connecting Health to the Community. Watch the Healthy Living Award video to learn more about the work Kris is doing to promote healthy living for Freeman employees.

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

For the Childhood Obesity Report from the Missouri Children’s Services Commission and the PowerPoint presentations from the conference, visit: http://extension.missouri.edu/mocan/OC2015/

People participating in healthy activities

MoCAN brochure (pdf)

MoCAN Guiding Principles (pdf)

MoCAN Strategic Plan (pdf)