Obesity, Associated Diseases, and Personal Health
Addressing the Global Nutrition Challenge 2008

April 7, 2008

On April 7, 2008, the Wellcome Trust and The National Bureau of Asian Research’s Center for Health and Aging (CHA)—the Secretariat for the Pacific Health Summit—convened 60 leaders from science, policy, public health, industry,and medicine to discuss the rapidly emerging threat of obesity and its associated diseases in both developed and developing societies. This report is from one of two Advance Workshops of the Pacific Health Summit.