COVID-19 and obesity: A public health perspective webinar

Event Type
Clinical Category
COVID-19 and Obesity
Target Audience
Healthcare professionals

The webinar recording is now available on new ASO YouTube channel!


Confirmed speakers and panelists include:

  • Barbara Crowther (School Food Campaign)
  • Jamie Blackshaw (PHE)
  • Louisa Ells (Leeds Beckett University)
  • Paul Niblett (PHE)
  • Susan Jebb (University of Oxford)
  • Ken Clare (ASO, Obesity UK and ECPO)
  • Harry Rutter (University of Bath)

The programme will include speaker presentations and a panel discussion about short and long-term priorities for action reflecting on the imminent government announcement.

This webinar has been accredited with 0.5 SCOPE Points, which count towards SCOPE Certification. SCOPE Certification is conferred by the World Obesity Federation and is the internationally recognised standard of excellence in obesity management. SCOPE Certification is awarded to health professionals with obesity management experience who have earned 12 SCOPE points. To receive your points you must have filled out the post event feedback survey. If you did not receive this please email and request a copy.

Novo Nordisk has provided sponsorship to the Association for the Study of Obesity (ASO) to fund all costs for the development of this webinar, including creation, organisation, production and administration. Novo Nordisk has had no influence on the content and full editorial control remains the sole responsibility of ASO. None of the speakers have received a fee for their participation in this webinar, and ASO has been fully responsible for engaging with the participants.