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Economic cost of overweight and obesity set to reach 3.3% of global GDP by 2060 | World Obesity Federation Economic cost of overweight and obesity set to reach 3.3% of global GDP by 2060 | World Obesity Federation
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Our new report released today reveals: 🔹 Economic cost of overweight and obesity is set to reach 3.3% of global GDP by 2060 🔹 US$2.2 trillion could be saved annually if overweight and obesity prevalence remained at 2019 levels. ➡️ worldobesity.org/news/economic-… pic.twitter.com/x4XPGKjXbC
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Today, we are highlighting the work of OPEN Italy which continuously pushes for the implementation of a holistic approach to protect the rights of people living with #obesity. To find out more visit: bit.ly/3S1cnLg #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/TtQ5013moT
Painel Brasileiro da Obesidade aims to map and understand the various factors related to #obesity in Brazil while advocating for strategies to improve obesity programmes and public health. To find out more visit: bit.ly/3P69kQ7 #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/u1J5aTJqnZ
EASO POLICY STAKEHOLDER SESSION ON VALUE-BASED HEALTH CARE & INNOVATIVE FINANCE MECHANISM TO ADDRESS OBESITY - EASO EASO POLICY STAKEHOLDER SESSION ON VALUE-BASED HEALTH CARE & INNOVATIVE FINANCE MECHANISM TO ADDRESS OBESITY - EASO
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Interested in #obesitypolicy? Registration now!: We look forward to welcoming you to our Policy Stakeholder Session: 👉 Is Value-Based Healthcare the best Innovative Financing Mechanism to Address Obesity? Wednesday, 21 September 15:00 – 16:30 CET easo.org/easo-policy-st… pic.twitter.com/xsQ9pO1xID
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Looking for something thought-provoking? Tune in to our #OPEN conversation podcast where expert guests tackle the big questions in #obesity policy, prevention, and care. Available now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify! buff.ly/31dU7sU pic.twitter.com/JYnQXKvqfW
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This year, the @ncdalliance invites us to help bridge the investment gap for different NCDs including #obesity. Together we can prevent, treat and build resilient health systems that leave no one behind. #ActOnNCDs 5 - 11 September here: buff.ly/3B1R0Sq pic.twitter.com/NS1xMdeOtd
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We are proud to support the Canadian Obesity Advocacy Network (COAN) in its mission to facilitate knowledge exchange on obesity prevention, treatment and change in the way policy makers and health professionals approach #obesity Find out more: bit.ly/3zvP4Cb #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/e1dSmzkNCb
Today, we are highlighting the work of OPEN Italy which continuously pushes for the implementation of a holistic approach to protect the rights of people living with #obesity. To find out more visit: bit.ly/3S1cnLg #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/TtQ5013moT
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Searching for an interesting summer listen? Why not listen to our #OPEN conversation podcast where expert guests tackle the big questions in obesity policy, prevention, and care. Available now on Apple Podcasts and Spotify! buff.ly/31dU7sU pic.twitter.com/GHXsgwmKOP
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We are pleased to welcome OPEN Malaysia who successfully launched in January 2022. We look forward to working together to ensure people with #obesity have access to the care and management they need. To find out more visit bit.ly/3vhbIf5 #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/tJoJwrLuEw
We are proud to support the Canadian Obesity Advocacy Network (COAN) in its mission to facilitate knowledge exchange on obesity prevention, treatment and change in the way policy makers and health professionals approach #obesity Find out more: bit.ly/3zvP4Cb #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/e1dSmzkNCb
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We support our colleagues in the US, where one of the main priorities is the passage of the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act. This would expand the number of providers who are able to cover obesity care. To find out more visit: bit.ly/3P0fbWi pic.twitter.com/RPLDvf5fHy
We are pleased to welcome OPEN Malaysia who successfully launched in January 2022. We look forward to working together to ensure people with #obesity have access to the care and management they need. To find out more visit bit.ly/3vhbIf5 #WeAreOPEN pic.twitter.com/tJoJwrLuEw

Covid-19 and obesity

During Covid-19, the OPEN global network remains united in our goal to support improved care for people living with obesity. Working with our Global partners and network, we are focused on facilitating the sharing of insights on how people with obesity are being impacted by Covid-19, as well as advocating for people with obesity to be prioritised by health systems now, and in the future.

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References

1World Health Organization. 2018. Obesity and overweight.[Online] Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/ [Accessed February 2019].

2Yuen, M.M., et al. (n.d.). A systematic review and evaluation of current evidence reveals 236 obesity-associated disorders. Massachusetts General Hospital & George Washington University. [Poster presentation]

3Kelly, T et al. 2008. Global burden of obesity in 2005 and projections to 2030. International Journal of Obesity. 32: 1431-1437

4The GBD 2015 Obesity Collaborators. 2017. Health effects of overweight and obesity in 195 countries over 25 years. The New England Journal of Medicine; 377 (1): 13-27