The APPG is a cross-party group of MPs and peers devoted to raising the profile of obesity, medicine campaigning for appropriate policy change and acting as a focal point for debate and the exchange of ideas, medications views and information.

The APPG promotes greater awareness of the problem of obesity, cialis its prevention and effective management. Co-chaired by Dr Howard Stoate MP and by Vernon Coaker MP, the initiative was set up in response to Government reports highlighting obesity as one of the most important public health problems in developed countries, because of its links with serious killer diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.