International Obesity Task Force (IOTF)
1995 Copenhagen Denmark
Founded 1995, Copenhagen (Denmark), at European Congress on Obesity; publicly launched 1996, Barcelona (Spain). Became a formal subcommittee of International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO), 1998, Paris (France). Became a UK Registered Charity, 1999. Merged with IASO to become a single entity, but both retaining names, Aug 2002. Ceased to exist as a Task Force, 2014, when it became the World Obesity Policy and Prevention Section of the newly rebranded C-XD3711 - World Obesity.
Raise awareness of obesity as a serious medical condition and a major global health problem; develop recommendations for a global approach to its management and prevention; identify and implement appropriate strategies with experts, professional organizations, patient groups and national health agencies.
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