COVID-19 & Obesity/NCDs: Resources
Over the course of the coming days and weeks, World Obesity will be collating 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.
If you have any queries about this resource page, or know of any materials that are well suited to also be shared here, please contact our communications department here.
World Obesity Publications
World Obesity have released a number of statements from our various teams on the implications of COVID-19, our operations, as well as guidance to those living with obesity and advice to governments and local bodies in dealing with COVID-19.
Please click the links below to read our individual statements.
World Obesity Webinars
In response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the World Obesity Federation and colleagues launched a series of webinars on COVID-19 & Obesity.
You can watch all our webinars from the COVID-19 series now.
Children, Obesity and COVID-19: Risk and recommendations for the most vulnerable populations
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