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After six years leading the Obesity Health Alliance, Caroline Cerny will be leaving OHA in June. As Alliance Lead, Caroline has been responsible for building the coalition from an informal group of organisations interested in collaborating, to a high profile and...
Statement: weight management service cuts

Statement: weight management service cuts

Removing funding from weight management services is a concerning backtrack from Government. The scale of the obesity challenge facing the UK is significant, and we need a response to match. Weight management services play a crucial role in this response. The services...
Levelling Up White Paper: OHA Response

Levelling Up White Paper: OHA Response

New pilot projects to help schools meet the school food standards, ensuring children have access to delicious nutritious food throughout the school day are welcome, but ultimately a very small part of what is needed to improve children’s diets and health. These plans...

New Junk Food Advert Ban: Same Old Advertising Industry Proposals

By Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden, Senior Lecturer in Developmental Psychology and Childhood, The Open University The UK Government has announced plans to significantly restrict online advertising of less healthy food and drinks. A ban on some adverts for certain foods high in...