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On the importance of cohesive messaging, Tiffany Petre, @ActionOnObesity commented "We need to realise we each have a piece of the puzzle, no one person’s research is the solution. We need a united front" Missed our session? Watch here: buff.ly/31maLWX #OPENobesity pic.twitter.com/4NssJoUZEY
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An OPEN Conversation has launched! Join us as we go beyond the stats to explore the causes and impact of obesity, and the big questions surrounding obesity policy, prevention and care. Listen to the podcast now: buff.ly/3p87538 #OPENConversation #OPENobesity pic.twitter.com/q50uoTfxiZ
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Have you heard our podcast episode exploring how we can shape #obesity policies to achieve greater impact. Hear from @JacquelineB_Me @EASOobesity and William Dietz and Christy Gallagher from @STOPObesity. Don't miss out on the discussion ! #OPENConversation #OPENobesity pic.twitter.com/O3vo3rJ25j
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An OPEN Conversation has launched! Join us as we go beyond the stats to explore the causes and impact of obesity, and the big questions surrounding obesity policy, prevention and care. spoti.fi/3xyGsbn #OPENConversation #OPENobesity pic.twitter.com/brMnkPZKhl
EASO Stakeholder Session - Leveraging Europe - EASO EASO Stakeholder Session - Leveraging Europe - EASO
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OPEN (Obesity Policy Engagement Network) Retweeted
Interested in #obesitypolicy? SAVE THE DATE! We look forward to welcoming you to our next Policy Stakeholder Session: ‘Leveraging Europe: how can we make the most of EU Presidencies for #obesity advocacy?’ Thursday, 2 December 2021 15:00 – 16:30 CET easo.org/advocacy/easo-… pic.twitter.com/w6UJG9ZRTg
Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: EASO Stakeholder Session - Leveraging Europe: how can we make the most of EU Presidencies for obesity advocacy?. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. Welcome! You are invited to join a meeting: EASO Stakeholder Session - Leveraging Europe: how can we make the most of EU Presidencies for obesity advocacy?. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting.
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OPEN (Obesity Policy Engagement Network) Retweeted
“What is a key challenge for national stakeholders dealing with EU and @WHO_Europe matters?” Hear from our speakers’ experiences at our next stakeholder session on 2 December. Register: us02web.zoom.us/meeting/regist… #ObesityPolicy #EASOPolicy #Obesity #EUPresidency pic.twitter.com/k8l4UeyciW
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Missed our OPEN session at ObesityWeek? Watch now and gain insights on efforts made to deliver robust national obesity strategies and guidelines which support political and clinical decision-making on obesity: buff.ly/3EFKjWl #obesitypolicy #OPENObesity pic.twitter.com/vDEOuvVLNE
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Don't miss our #OPENConversation on the cultural perceptions of obesity. Hosted by @Olivia_BC with guests @AmeritaRavuvu, Fiji and @Ogwenoo, Kenya. Search 'An OPEN Conversation' on Acast, Apple Music and Spotify! or visit buff.ly/3vGCi02 pic.twitter.com/93MosYUco3
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Let's talk obesity! We've just launched our first ever podcast series 'An OPEN Conversation' we'll explore the causes & impact of obesity, & questions surrounding obesity policy, prevention & care. Available on Acast, Apple music & Spotify so tune, in! #obesity #OPENConversation pic.twitter.com/W2IogU0zBy

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