Advocacy

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on many people managing overweight and obesity, since they were more vulnerable to COVID-19 complications. While advancements in health care to overcome the pandemic were prioritized and fast-tracked, people with overweight and obesity did not see improvements in health care support. With your help we can together advocate for improved health resources for our community to improve people’s lives and well-being.

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The year 2020 showed the significant impact Covid-19 had on many people managing overweight and obesity whereby this population was more vulnerable to Covid-19 complications.
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Policy Brief
Adding to the challenge, individuals affected are often denied access to medical treatment as most insurance companies, employers and government do not recognize obesity as a disease.
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Contact us to share your story and to help us advocate for improved health resources for our community.