Working together to create a Scotland which promotes health and wellbeing. A Scotland where healthy food and physical activity are easy, acceptable, affordable and sustainable for all.
Who are the Scottish Obesity Alliance
The Scottish Obesity Alliance brings together organisations to collectively advocate for improved policy and practice on obesity prevention in Scotland. Read more...
Protect our young
Tackle inequalities in obesity
Make healthy choices easy
Create healthy environments
Develop a strong workforce
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Members discuss tackling childhood obesity in first full meeting of the Scottish Obesity Alliance40 representatives from leading health charities, medical royal colleges, campaign groups and professional bodies with an interest in public health come together in the first full meeting of members of the Scottish Obesity Alliance.
Consultation Response: National Transport StrategyOur Consultation Response to the Scottish Government’s proposals for National Transport Strategy.
Guest blog: A patient voice on obesity preventionAudrey Roberts, Vice Chair for the European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) and Scottish representative for Obesity UK, writes about the importance of a patient voice in obesity prevention and using #PeopleFirst language.
Our Comment on the Government's Programme for Scotland 2019-20We are delighted that there is a commitment to legislate on restricting food promotions in the Government's Programme for Scotland 2019-20.
Scottish Obesity Alliance calls on First Minister to introduce regulation to restrict price promotions to curb obesity crisisMembers of the Scottish Obesity Alliance have written to the First Minister to urge the Scottish Government to restrict price promotions on food and drink products high in fat, sugar and salt.
Protect our young from junk food advertisingOur Consultation Response to the UK Government’s proposals for further advertising restrictions for products high in fat, sugar and salts (HFSS) on tv and online.