Obesity Action Coalition

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Wondering if we have this org in Singapore?

About the OAC

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is a nearly 50,000 member-strong 501(c)(3) National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health through education, advocacy and support. Our core focuses are to raise awareness and improve access to the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide evidence-based education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its impact on health and offer a community of support for the individual affected.

OAC’s Position

As an education and advocacy organization, the OAC is involved with all issues related to obesity. As such, the OAC has several stated positions on various aspects in obesity. The OAC’s position statements allow our constituents to know where the OAC stands and how our organization is working to improve the lives of those who are affected. To view the OAC’s position statements, please click here.

OAC Vision Statement

It is the vision of the OAC to support, through education and advocacy, the creation of a society in which:

All individuals are treated with respect and without discrimination or bias regardless of their size or weight;
Those affected by the disease of obesity have the right to access safe and effective treatment options; and
All individuals understand that when it comes to health, Your Weight Matters.
Mission of the OAC

The mission of the OAC is to elevate and empower those affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support.

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Wondering if we have this org in Singapore?

About the OAC

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is a nearly 50,000 member-strong 501(c)(3) National non-profit organization dedicated to giving a voice to the individual affected by the disease of obesity and helping individuals along their journey toward better health through education, advocacy and support. Our core focuses are to raise awareness and improve access to the prevention and treatment of obesity, provide evidence-based education on obesity and its treatments, fight to eliminate weight bias and discrimination, elevate the conversation of weight and its impact on health and offer a community of support for the individual affected.

OAC’s Position

As an education and advocacy organization, the OAC is involved with all issues related to obesity. As such, the OAC has several stated positions on various aspects in obesity. The OAC’s position statements allow our constituents to know where the OAC stands and how our organization is working to improve the lives of those who are affected. To view the OAC’s position statements, please click here.

OAC Vision Statement

It is the vision of the OAC to support, through education and advocacy, the creation of a society in which:

All individuals are treated with respect and without discrimination or bias regardless of their size or weight;
Those affected by the disease of obesity have the right to access safe and effective treatment options; and
All individuals understand that when it comes to health, Your Weight Matters.
Mission of the OAC

The mission of the OAC is to elevate and empower those affected by obesity through education, advocacy and support.

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Posted on 12/10/2015

not that i know of. It does sound like a very cool thing that will help those struggling with weight issues!

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