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News Nov 10, 20

Childhood Obesity: Maintaining momentum during COVID-19

New policy brief from World Obesity, delivering a message to the World Health Assembly.

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News Dec 21, 20

Disparities in paediatric weight management

New policy brief from World Obesity, analysing the global disparities in paediatric weight management.

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Policy & Advocacy Dec 03, 20

Stepping up action on childhood obesity

Barriers, lessons and next steps for implementing the Report of the Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity.

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Policy & Advocacy

‘Stepping up action on childhood obesity’ – World Obesity’s latest policy brief has been released

Recognising that childhood obesity is a global problem, the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity published a comprehensive framework for action in its 2016 report Ending Childhood Obesity.

In October, the World Obesity Federation held a series of virtual meetings with a group of key childhood obesity stakeholders, focused on assessing the implementation of ECHO’s six key areas of action. The overarching aim of the meeting was to identify cross-cutting and shared opportunities, learning and concrete actions to help drive forward policies to address childhood obesity.

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Recent Events

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SCOPE School Dec 08, 20

SCOPE School Global: Childhood obesity – a window of opportunity for action

Join us for our third, and final, SCOPE School Global of 2020!

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Other Events Dec 03, 20

18th Annual World Congress Insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiovascular disease

18th Annual World Congress Insulin resistance, diabetes and CVD held on December 3rd - 5th.

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Webinars Dec 04, 20

World Obesity Live: Joining the dots – a reflection on COVID-19 & Obesity

This last webinar of the series will serve as an opportunity to reflect and explore priority actions and move forward.

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