The Lancet Summit – Childhood obesity: consequences across the life course

Event Details


Event Series External event

Location Online

The consequences of childhood obesity can be life-long and perpetuate into the next generation. This conference will bring together a global, multidisciplinary group of speakers and highlight emerging research on the many facets of this complex issue.

The program will explore the latest research and practice on the following topics:

  • Burden of childhood obesity: past, present, future
  • Developmental origins of health and disease: complex biology requires complex solutions
  • Social, commercial, and environmental determinants of childhood obesity
  • Childhood obesity from an equity perspective
  • What works in policy and planning?
  • Innovations in prevention and treatment
  • Community-driven solutions from around the world