Obesity

Introduction

This meeting provided a valuable opportunity for members to be brought up to date on obesity policy in UK since the publication of the Foresight report on obesity in 2008 by Dr Susan Jebb; to learn more about the approaches to tackling obesity pursued by other European countries from Professor Erik Millstone; and to hear some new evidence on the exercise versus diet issue from Professor Philip James.

Speakers

Dr Susan Jebb, Chair of the cross-Government Expert Advisory Group on Obesity

Professor Erik Millstone, Science and Technology Policy Research Unit, Sussex University

Professor Philip James, President International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO)

 

Meeting documents

Professor Erik Millstone presentation slides (84k)

Professor Philip James presentation slides (3,824k)

Dr Susan Jebb presentation slides (439k)

Minutes - 14 June 2011 (176k)

Archived meeting documents