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OHA response to Conservative manifesto pledge on childhood obesity

"The continued emphasis on tackling childhood obesity is welcome – and food labelling and promoting school sport is an important part of that. However, there is also an urgent need to combat the obesogenic environment, including extending existing restrictions on junk...

OHA response to Liberal Democrat manifesto commitments on obesity

“Children in the UK are growing up in an environment that makes healthy eating hard.  Tackling this obesogenic environment must be a key part of any obesity strategy – and commitments to restricting TV advertising of junk food before the 9pm watershed, traffic light...

Response to WHO study on health and well-being of Europe’s youth

“Obesity, especially in young people,  is a major cause for concern across Europe just as it is in the UK. “The next government needs to prioritise tackling childhood obesity with measures like the Soft Drinks Industry, Public Health England's sugar reduction...