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News Nov 01, 23

Remembering Professor Philip James: A pioneer of obesity research

World Obesity Federation pays tribute to Professor Philip James, who passed away aged 85 in London.

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Events News Nov 01, 23

World Obesity exhibits at ObesityWeek in Dallas, Texas

We recently exhibited at the annual ObesityWeek congress, organised by our US member, The Obesity Society.

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News Member news Nov 01, 23

Organisations from Cameroon and Latin America join World Obesity to address obesity

We are delighted to welcome two new member groups who both have a strong vision to eradicate obesity and NCDs.

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News Policy & Advocacy Nov 01, 23

Filipino members reaffirm commitment to healthcare for all

President of our member organisation, PASOO, represented World Obesity at the 74th session of WHO Western Pacific RC.

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News Oct 17, 23

The impact of weight bias globally: how to shift the stigma

The World Obesity Federation releases position statement by global obesity community addressing weight stigma.

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Events News Sep 28, 23

Transforming the obesity story at the Global Obesity Forum 2023

Stakeholders gathered at GOF 2023 with the purpose of bringing coherence to a complex and often fragmented landscape.

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News Policy & Advocacy Sep 28, 23

Elevating obesity at the 78th UN General Assembly

World Obesity members, volunteers and staff were involved in many events, forums and meetings at UNGA 78 in New York.

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Events Member news Sep 28, 23

Reflections from the XXVI IFSO World Congress

Sessions at this landmark congress ranged from in-depth courses to engaging panel discussions.

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News Sep 28, 23

Obesity: The Other Pandemic of the 21st Century - Chapter focus

‘Comorbidities associated with obesity’ investigates related comorbidities in the patient living with obesity.

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