World Obesity Day 2017 – Treat Obesity Now and Avoid the Consequences Later

This year's focus for World Obesity Day is the need for investment in services that support prevention, early intervention and treatment of obesity and our call to action is ‘Treat Obesity Now and Avoid the Consequences Later’.

This #WorldObesityDay we are calling on all governments, health service providers, insurers and philanthropic organisations to prioritise investment in tackling obesity. This means investment in obesity treatment services, early intervention and prevention.

To find out more and get involved in World Obesity Day please visit the World Obesity Federation website http://www.obesityday.worldobesity.org/ where you will find resources including:

·         A data sheet for your country which contains country-specific data linked to our key messages

·         A large infographic, containing global data and messages

·         A large infographic, tailored to include your country data

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