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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Expert Panel Discussion: The impact of weight stigma on people with obesity

We are glad to be able to share access to a recent international panel discussion on the hugely important issue of weight stigma. In this panel, four experts in the field present on the impact that weight stigma has on people living with obesity and on funding for scientific research which could develop future treatments.

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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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Covid-19 and Children’s Food: Parents’ Priorities for Building Back Better

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. 

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Public Policy Exchange Webinar Event: ‘Tackling Obesity’

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.

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