GLOBE at the 15th World Congress on Public Health

Ending the rise in obesity in a generation: the case for primordial prevention

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 1600 – 1800, Plenary Hall 3

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National media coverage of the Food Policy Index

Congratulations to Gary Sacks and his team for the excellent work on the Food Policy Index (full details at For those who have not seen it, it is an extremely thorough, consultative and rigorous assessment of current state and federal government policies for obesity prevention. There was excellent national coverage of this project, from ABC  to The Project; Monday 20th February 2017.

Special thanks to the steering committee and project partners who helped make this launch so successful, with particular thanks to Jane Martin for co-hosting such a great media presence.


Endocrine Today

Review: intentional weight loss improves daytime sleepiness

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Always feel tired? Losing weight could help beat daytime sleepiness

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Tempo, MetroNews, Australia plus Indonesia (article in Indonesian)

Penurunan Berat Badan Bisa Mengurangi Kantuk Berlebihan
(Weight Loss Can Reduce Excessive Sleepiness)

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A WCRF letter of support against surveillance and intimidation of Mexican Public Health Leaders