An OPEN Conversation
An OPEN Conversation - Trailer
Season 1, Ep. 0
Created by The Obesity Policy Engagement Network (OPEN), a partnership programme initiated and supported by Novo Nordisk, this podcast will go beyond the stats to explore the causes and impact of obesity, and the big questions surrounding obesity policy, prevention and care.
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Stigma, discrimination and obesity: the implications
Season 1, Ep. 3
While obesity is recognised as a chronic relapsing disease by most key international organisations, including the WHO, some people still consider obesity to be a lifestyle choice. As a result, there is strong evidence of bias against people living with obesity.In this episode, our guests will explore the consequences of weight bias, obesity stigma and discriminatory implications for people living with obesity in the context of areas such as healthcare, education and employment. Hosted by Vicki Mooney (ECPO) with guests Professor Rebecca Puhl (Deputy Director for the Rudd Center for Food Policy) and Sarah Bramblette (Patient advocate)So, subscribe, join the conversation and let’s talk about obesity!
Obesity perceptions: cultural differences
Season 1, Ep. 2
Perceptions around obesity and those living with obesity can greatly differ amongst countries and regions around the world. Globally, many obesity strategies are shaped by western-centric views of obesity and do not necessarily take into account or address the differences in perceptions caused by cultural understandings of obesity.In this episode, our guests explore cultural differences and perceptions around obesity. Hosted by Dr Olivia Barata Cavalcanti (WOF) with guests Amerita Ravuvu (NCD Policy Advisor, Fiji) and Ogweno Stephen (CEO, Stowelink, Kenya)So, subscribe, join the conversation and let’s talk about obesity!
Informing Obesity Policy
Season 1, Ep. 1
While obesity has been recognised as a disease for several decades by the World Health Organisation, little changes have taken place at a policy level to manage and treat obesity as a chronic relapsing disease.In this episode, our guests explore effective and novel ways to inform obesity policies worldwide. Hosted by Jacqueline Bowman-Busato (EASO) with guests Dr William Dietz and Cristine Gallagher (STOP Obesity Alliance)So, subscribe, join the conversation and let’s talk about obesity!