On July 10th, 2020, Redstone Global Center Director Dr. Bill Dietz participated in a World Obesity Live event co-hosted by the World Obesity Federation and the Global Alliance for the Future of Food. The discussion centered on obesity, COVID-19 and food systems: collective action for a healthy recovery.
In the session, Dr. Dietz discusses an overview of The Global Syndemic of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic (16:48 to 26:40). Dr. Dietz also suggests Triple-Duty Actions which present a win-win opportunity to simultaneously address the three synergistic pandemics of obesity, undernutrition, and COVID-19 and ensure a healthy recovery. Following Dr. Dietz’s 10-minute presentation is a Q&A (30:55 to 31:38).