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SCAPA Supports Obesity Care Week

Tuesday, February 25, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Janet Jordan
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South Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants Supports Obesity Care Week 2020!


 Obesity Care Week is an annual public awareness effort supported by more than 50 countries worldwide and more than 55 healthcare-focused organizations. From advocating for fair treatment of obesity to ending weight bias, OCW aims to raise awareness, educate and advocate for a better world for people living with obesity.


SCAPA is a proud Champion of Obesity Care Week (OCW), we recognize that obesity is a complex, chronic disease affecting more than 650 million people globally and believe that together, we can make this a better world for people living with obesity.


OCW2020 is set for March 1st-7th, 2020 and each day of this awareness week is dedicated to highlight issues impacting people with obesity:

·         March 1st: Launch Day

·         March 2nd: Weight Bias Day

·         March 3rd: Obesity Treatment Day

·         March 4th: World Obesity Day

·         March 5th: Access to Care Day

·         March 6th: Childhood Obesity Day

·         March 7th: “I Care” Day


 You can learn more about Obesity Care Week and how you can get involved by signing-up for OCW2020 Alerts!



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