World Obesity News

Welcome to the World Obesity news page, where we provide the latest updates and information from us and the obesity community.

You can access press releases regarding recent news in the obesity field, any newsletters you may have missed, and insightful blogposts from leading professionals in the field. 


Fresh from World Obesity... 

  • WOF, WCRF International and the NCD Alliance have issued a joint response to the WHO Implementation Plan for the Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity (ECHO). You can read it here.

  • WOF has contributed two statements relating to NCDs: one relating to government actions to improve healthy eating as part of the revised Appendix 3 for the Prevention and Control of NCDs, and another on the proposals for a register to capture actions taken by non-state actors towards meeting the 2025 NCD targets. You can read these here and here respectively.

New Lancet study assesses the relevance of mortality to BMI, overweight and obesity, and mortality in different populations. Read the study here


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