Obesity Sweden Week 

Swedish organization HOBS will have “Obesity Sweden Week” with free online lunchtime lectures by national and international speakers broadcasted live on zoom to raise awareness, increase knowledge, create commitment and contribute to change on obesity management with evidence-based and equal care.

Main Speakers:

  • Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD, Researcher, European Association for the Study of Obesity
  • Charlotte Ovesson, National Coordinator at HOBS
  • Anette Jansson, Dietician and expert in policy and prevention at the Heart-Lung Foundation
  • Lisa Klefbom, Policy expert at the Cancer Foundation
  • Joanna Udden Hemmingsson, chief physician at Obesity Center St Göran hospital
  • Torsten Olbers, Professor and chief physician in surgery at Linköping University 

Lectures and discussions on these hot topics:

  • Weight bias and stigma: Implications for access to obesity care
  • Prevention from a child’s perspective
  • National guidelines for obesity care


March 6 – 10



Free entrance but registration is needed: https://sv.surveymonkey.com/r/CGSW6NS