OHA Evidence to the Lords Inquiry into Food, Diet and Obesity

OHA Evidence to the Lords Inquiry into Food, Diet and Obesity

The Obesity Health Alliance were invited to give evidence at the opening session of the House of Lords Inquiry into Food, Diet and Obesity. Our Director, Katharine Jenner, gave evidence in person at the first oral evidence session on the 8th February 2024, alongside...
Storing Up a Crisis: Urgent Action Needed on Childhood Obesity

Storing Up a Crisis: Urgent Action Needed on Childhood Obesity

Evidence shows that children living with overweight and obesity now risk serious life-limiting and life-threatening health problems later in life.  Jennifer O’Mara, World Cancer Research Fund International’s Policy & Public Affairs Officer reflects on the...

Raise a glass to the Sugary Drinks tax – 5 today!

Five years on from the implementation of the soft drinks industry levy, our Director Kat catches up with Ben Reynolds from Sustain, to discuss their reflections on the impact of the levy, and whether this success could be mirrored.     1) From the...

Team news

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...