OC On Hand at UK All Parliamentary Group on Obesity International Conference

2019-01-24T13:48:28+00:00 January 24th, 2019|Categories: OC Events|Tags: , , , , , |

By Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas On January 14th, 2019, Dr. Arya M. Sharma (Obesity Canada’s Scientific Director) and I participated in the UK All Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Obesity International Conference, where we shared Canada’s approach to obesity. This international conference also [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Candace Villhan, Behaviour Therapist

2018-12-10T17:27:54+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Each month, OC shines the spotlight on the great things our volunteers and partners are doing to improve the lives of individuals living with obesity. This month we shift the focus to Candace Villhan, one of our amazing patient advocates and a [...]

Obesity Week Roundup: Advocacy, Partnerships and Common Ground

2018-12-04T16:00:26+00:00 December 4th, 2018|Categories: OC News, Policy|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada was on hand for Obesity Week, a major scientific conference hosted by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery and The Obesity Society, in Nashville this past November. With around 6,000 delegates, it is one of the largest collection [...]

Obesity on the World Stage: What Happened at the United Nations

2018-10-10T17:07:38+00:00 October 10th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , |

by Ian Patton On September 26th the World Obesity Federation and the World Economic Forum joined forces to host a side event at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, NY to discuss the importance of prioritizing obesity as a noncommunicable [...]

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