OPEN is a sustained global initiative aiming to achieve national support for improved obesity care.

OPEN is a network for national coalitions of public health, policy, patient representatives and other thought leaders in the field of obesity from across the world.

OPEN seeks to provide national policy advocates with the opportunity to share diverse perspectives on a common challenge, identify solutions and collaborate to address the current barriers and challenges to effective obesity care.

Through the global network, members obtain insights and tangible tools on how to put in place effective national obesity strategies which deliver workable, effective solutions that successfully address the obesity challenge.



Bring together obesity experts and policy advocates with multidisciplinary perspectives to discuss obesity solutions


Facilitate the development of national coalitions


Provide a sustained platform to enable best-practice sharing and solutions for effective obesity management


Support national coalitions in their efforts to improve care provided to people with obesity

National Advocates


Policy Makers




Think Tanks

Participating countries