Response to the CADTH draft recommendations on coverage of Saxenda

2021-07-02T14:30:29-04:00June 29th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , |

On June 10th, 2021 the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technology in Health (CADTH), an independant, not-for-profit organization responsible for providing Canadian decision makers with objective evidence about the optimal usage of drugs and medical devices, released a draft of their [...]

Obesity Canada enters the Great Canadian Giving Challenge

2021-06-07T13:16:31-04:00June 7th, 2021|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , |

Obesity Canada’s mission is to improve the lives of Canadians living with obesity through research, education, and advocacy. This is why we have entered the Great Canadian Giving Challenge, hosted by CanadaHelps. With every dollar you donate, our organization is entered [...]

Select 5As materials are now completely free! Only pay the shipping!

2020-07-09T11:56:50-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

That's right, select materials are now completely free of charge - you just pay the shipping! Our No Size Fits All Brochure, Adult & Pregnancy Obesity Management Guides, and Obesity Fact Sheets are all available upon request.  The 5As were initially [...]

Call for Beta Testers for Our New Online Community

2020-06-24T11:26:45-04:00June 24th, 2020|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , |

Obesity Canada has some big news for our members! For a while now, we have heard the frustrations of Canadians living with obesity that there is a lack of support, education and community for us. Where there are support networks, they often [...]

Ask the Expert Issue #1: Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas on Weight Bias and Discrimination

2018-10-10T16:05:04-04:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: OC News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Our Ask an Expert series is your opportunity to engage with world-class obesity experts at Obesity Canada.  Each month, we will solicit questions for some of Canada's top researchers and health professionals to answer. This month, it's Dr. Ximena Ramos-Salas, Managing Director of [...]

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