The MEP Interest Group on Obesity and Health System Resilience welcomes the formal establishment of the European Parliament Special Committee on COVID-19 which was constituted this week. Both our Chair MEP Pernille Wiess (EPP-DK) and one of our Vice Chairs Sara Cerdas...
To develop an NCD roadmap framework at EU level on obesity, we conducted a study trip which took place across 5 EU Member States (France, Belgium, Italy, Spain, and Denmark) from 21-22 February in order to gather insights.
Launched at a virtual European Parliament event, on World Obesity Day Europe, the Declaration comes a year to the day that the European Commission officially categorised obesity as a chronic disease in 2021.
On Monday, 10 January 2022, the MEP Interest Group for Obesity and Health System Resilience co-hosted a joint eMeeting with the Obesity Policy Engagement Network (OPEN-EU) -which clearly highlighted the need to take efforts to build resilience to the next level and enable obesity data to be meaningfully included following the noncommunicable disease (NCD) framework in the planning, implementation and infrastructure of the upcoming European Health Data Space legislative proposal.