I’ve been talking to 🇬🇧 tech sector about the launch of the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities, about ‘what next’, and what about tomorrow? 🧵1/
Problem: The majority of the UK Adult population are overweight or obese.
Challenge: how can we use new technology to make it easier for people to effectively manage their diet and weight? ⌚
Here are some examples... 🧵2/
Of 2.5 million COVID-19 global deaths reported by February 2021, 2.2 million were in countries where more than half the population is classified as overweight.
We need to change. Get the Better Health Weight Loss tool... 🧵3/
Or... Try the Food Scanner to reveal the goodies and baddies in your favourite food... 🧵4/
Problem: 1 in 3 (34%) of men and 1 in 2 (42%) of women are not active enough for good health. 🛏️
Challenge: How can we continue to advance our industry leading activity products? 🏃‍♀️🏃
Start your running journey here... 🧵5/


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13 Sep
Terrific briefing with MPs and peers on our support of the UK diagnostics industry during the pandemic, and beyond. 👨‍⚕️👩‍⚕️
Huge achievements. Increased production capacity of LFD in the UK by over 3000% in less than a year.
More to do. 🚀
INVESTMENT: Transformed three UK manufacturers and supported approval of multiple UK LFD COVID-19 tests.

c£300m in direct and indirect investment that has transformed the operations of SureScreen, GAD and Omega. Secured ~92m 🇬🇧-made tests and created a lasting legacy. 🧵2/-
LEGACY: Increased production capacity by over 3500% in >1yr. From ~400K to ~15m tests pw. Capacity will be ~20m per week by the end of 2021.
🇬🇧 will have a high-volume, high-speed, automated production capacity able to support HMG and patients for years to come. 🧵3/
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8 Apr 20
A busy day ramping up the national effort to boost testing capacity for coronavirus and I am proud we have already had an impressive response from companies of all sizes to scale-up our diagnostics industry

gov.uk/government/new… [1/6]
Some of the UK’s top pharmaceutical and diagnostics companies are working together to share expertise and resources to help us achieve 100,000 tests a day by the end of April, with ambitions to go even further [2/6]
Hats off to pharma giants @AstraZeneca and @GSK which have teamed up with @Cambridge_Uni to set up a new testing lab and are providing expert advice on automation and robotics to support the government’s new national testing centres [3/6]
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