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Proportion of overweight and obese males and females to increase in most European countries by 2030, say latest projections by WHO
Date06 May 2015
Year 2015
Summary
Europe will face an obesity crisis of enormous proportions by 2030, according to latest projections released by the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe (WHO) at this year’s European Congress on Obesity (ECO) in Prague, Czech Republic. The projections are the work of Dr Laura Webber, UK Health Forum, London, UK, and Dr Joao Breda, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark, and colleagues. These unpublished estimates form part of the WHO Modelling Obesity Project together which was undertaken with UK Health Forum, as part of a collaboration between WHO Regional Office for Europe and the European Commission. 
 
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  • Modelling
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