Pinki Sahota is Emeritus Professor in Nutrition and Childhood Obesity at Leeds Beckett University. Pinki is a member of the Obesity Empowerment Network Steering Group and our Trustee for Communications and PR. We caught up with Pinki ahead of the launch of the new OEN UK Strategic Plan 2020-2023…Continue reading “Five minutes with Pinki Sahota”
The Trustees of OEN UK apply their wide experience of working in the field of obesity to set the strategic direction for the network. In this blog series we meet the Trustees who have developed the OEN UK Strategic Plan 2020-2023. In the first post in the series, Professor Rachel Batterham, founding member and Chair of OEN UK, introduces the new 3-year Strategic Plan.Continue reading “An Introduction to the Strategic Plan 2020-2023”
In this post, Professor Rachel Batterham explores the link between health inequalities and obesity and its implications.Continue reading “Health Inequalities and Obesity”
The OEN UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2020 will take place on 13th October 2020.
Champions, Advisors, Members and those considering joining the Network are all warmly invited to join the Trustees to look back over what OEN has achieved over the past year and look ahead to future activities.Continue reading “The OEN UK AGM 2020”
Make healthy school meals free for all children in poverty, says parents in new Children’s Food Campaign and Food Active research.
As millions more children return to school this week, research with over 750 parents across the UK shows overwhelming support for the Government extending free school meals to all children in poverty, following their experiences of feeding children during lockdown.Continue reading “Covid-19 and Children’s Food: Parents’ Priorities for Building Back Better”
Join OEN UK Champion Ann Vincent and a panel of leaders in academia, business, policy and other third sector organisations for the Round Table Webinar event, ‘Tackling Obesity: Ensuring Preventative, Educational and Treatment Measures Help Address Obesity among Children and Adults’, hosted by Public Policy Exchange.Continue reading “Public Policy Exchange Webinar Event: ‘Tackling Obesity’”
A group of researchers at the at The University of Oxford want to know your priorities for research about body weight and obesity.Continue reading “What Matters To You?”
Join Professor Rachel Batterham, Founding Member and Chair of OEN UK, and OEN UK Champions Nadya Isack and Ann Vincent at the upcoming ASO webinar to consider the topic of Obesity and Stigma.Continue reading “Webinar event: Obesity & Stigma”
OEN UK welcomes the recent launch of the Government’s obesity strategy which supports the OEN UK mission to make obesity prevention and treatment a national priority, and improve preventative and treatment strategies including access to obesity services.Continue reading “A Summary of the UK Government’s ‘Tackling Obesity’ Strategy”
Obesity Empowerment Network UK Champion Angela Chesworth recently spoke to Alex Hall from The Daily Telegraph.Continue reading “The need to address the complexities of obesity”