New documentary explores why people develop obesity and the most recent available treatments

In this new documentary, OEN UK founding member, Professor Rachel Batterham and OEN UK Champion, Nadya Isack meet people living with obesity and leading experts (including OEN UK Trustee, Professor Sadaf Farooqi), to consider what needs to be done to take meaningful action to improve health outcomes for people living with obesity.

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Working to improve preventative and treatment strategies for obesity

In this post we continue the blog series marking the launch of the Obesity Empowerment Network Strategic Plan 2020-2023 in which we meet the individuals who developed it. This time we are speaking with Maggie Clinton, OEN UK Founding Member and Trustee, about why OEN UK is working to improve preventative and treatment strategies for obesity.

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Global Obesity Forum Declaration: Obesity and the response to COVID-19

World Obesity Day 2020 seems like a lifetime ago. The months in between have been especially difficult for people living with obesity. With World Obesity Day 2021 approaching on the 4th March, we want to draw your attention to the Global Obesity Forum Declaration on Obesity and COVID-19.

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An Introduction to the Strategic Plan 2020-2023

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.

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