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WHO Press Conference
Date: 18 July 2014
11:30 - 12:15
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: Press briefing on the high-level Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, established by WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, in view of the present lack of consensus on the most effective approaches to preventing and addressing childhood obesity in different contexts around the world and to gather the best possible advice on dealing with child obesity.



Press briefing on the high-level Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity, established by WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan, in view of the present lack of consensus on the most effective approaches to preventing and addressing childhood obesity in different contexts around the world and to gather the best possible advice on dealing with child obesity.
  • Sir Peter David Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Co-Chair of the Commission
  • Dr Sania Nishtar, Founder and President of Heartfile and former Health Minister of Pakistan, Co-Chair of the Commission


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