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World Obesity Day: ‘All countries significantly off track to meet 2025 WHO targets on Obesity’

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World Obesity Federation

23 Mar 2020

All countries are worryingly off track to meet the 2025 global targets to which they have committed, despite just 5 years to go.  By 2025, global obesity prevalence is predicted to reach 18% in men and surpass 21% in women, with many countries experiencing much higher levels. Five countries – US, China, Brazil, India and Russia – account for around a third of all cases of obesity in adults globally.

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