National Obesity Summit – summary of proceedings

This document outlines the proceedings of National Obesity Summit, which brought together experts to look at the causes of obesity and what we can do about it. It was part of the process to develop a National Obesity Strategy.


National Obesity Summit – summary of proceedings

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Meeting minutes
General public

This document includes:

  • executive summary
  • Ministers’ welcome
  • what governments are doing, abroad and locally
  • breakout sessions
  • vicious circle – how do we break the perpetuating cycle?
  • virtuous circle – what does the future look like
  • Wrap up and closing discussion
  • Key conclusions and recommendations.

The summit took place on 15 February 2019.

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