World Obesity Federation



  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO, Association
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
  • Founded1986
World Obesity Federation represents professional members of the scientific, medical and research communities from over 50 regional and national obesity associations. Through their membership they create a global community of organisations dedicated to solving the problems of obesity. Their mission is to lead and drive global efforts to reduce, prevent and treat obesity. They value: Evidence – they ensure everything they do is informed by the best available knowledge Collaboration – they work with partners to achieve more Innovation – they look for new and better ways to solve the obesity crisis Action – they turn research into workable solutions that bring around change WHAT THEY DO: / World Obesity Policy & Prevention (formerly IOTF- the International Obesity Task Force) / World Obesity Clinical Care (formerly EMTF- the Education and Management Task Force)  / Journals - World Obesity has four official journals: Clinical Obesity, Obesity Reviews, Pediatric Obesity and Obesity Science and Practice. / Events - World Obesity run a number of events including the International Congress on Obesity, Hot Topic Conferences, SCOPE Schools & Stock Conferences.  / Data World Obesity have now developed a number of resources available to the public and their members.

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Staff at World Obesity Federation have experience in


  • research & development
  • tertiary education
  • writing / journalism
  • development
  • systems


  • managerial experience

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Company Offices
  • United Kingdom (headquarters)
  • London
  • Charles Darwin 2, 107 Gray’s Inn Road

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Communicating noncommunicable diseases

13 August 2018