Norwegian Obesity Seminar

Norway is organizing a Seminar to mark World Obesity Day this year and present a qualitative study final report based on in-depth interviews with people living with obesity. This event is free and will be in person and streamed on Facebook.

Hot Topics:

  • What is really like to living with obesity in Norway in 2023?
  • In what ways does obesity lead to stigma?
  • How can we talk better, louder and more easily about obesity?

Main Speakers:

  • Ole Guldvog from the Kantar Agency responsible for this research
  • Samira Lekhal from the Center for Morbid Obesity in Health South-East
  • Mari-Mette Graff from the National Association for People Living with Obesity (LFO)
  • Mina Gerhardsen, secretary general of the National Association for Public Health in Norway

Date: March 2

08:30 – 10:30

Sentralen, Øvre Slottsgate 3, Oslo

Facebook Streaming:

Virtual members’ lunch “Obesity in Norway. What can we do?”

Members of FFO (Norwegian Organization of People Living with Obesity) and everyone who is interested is welcome to an eye-opening and motivational lunch virtual meeting moderated by a patient and a healthcare professional and researcher obesity expert.

Main Speakers:

  • Mari Mette Graff, Head of the Norwegian Association of People Living with Obesity (FFO)
  • Jøran Sture Hjelmeseth, Department of Clinical Medicine,  University of Oslo

9 March

11.00-12.00 CET

Virtual, via Microsoft Teams

Register is needed: