World Obesity have collated known materials pertaining to Obesity/NCDs and the current outbreak of COVID-19.
From the World Health Organization to the NCD Alliance and many other friends and colleagues worldwide, we will be hosting information notes, guidance for those living with obesity as well as those treating it, calls to action for government and local authorities to ensure best practice and all manner of other materials as and when available.
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WHO Information Notes
The World Health Organization has released an information note on NCD's, as well as guidance in Maintaining Essential Health Services and Systems.Read more
The NCD Alliance have collated their own resource page, complete with regional guidance as well as NCD specific guidance.Read more
John Hopkins Resource Centre
John Hopkins houses the most current and comprenhensive data and map visuals on worldwide Coronavirus cases.Read more
The World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) have collated information and advice, including on physical excercise, eating well and tips for children during the COVID-19 outbreak.Read more
The United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) has published a resource list on food systems and nutrition responses from across multiple organisations, including the WHO and the UN.Read more
The European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (EASO ECPO) have collated resources in their 'COVID-19 Patient Area', encompassing patient resources useful in coping with COVID-19.Read more
UNICEF have collated resources and guidance for parents and children, as well as fact checking sources and materials for the media to utilise.Read more
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have collated resources and guidance on how to protect yourself and what to do if you are sick.Read more
Global Obesity Observatory
Our Global Obesity Observatory (World Obesity Federation's data and information hub) provides up-to-date data and information pertaining to overweight and obesity.More