The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

Childhood Obesity Task Force Position Statement

obesity facts

Childhood Obesity Is a Chronic Disease Demanding Specific Health Care – a Position Statement from the Childhood Obesity Task Force …

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Leipzig research internship announced

Leipzig Research Internship

A new research internship in Adiposity has been announced at the IFB. The internship will run from February 6th- March …

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EASO Newsletter September 2016

Gothenburg

Following a very successful congress in Gothenburg, we are pleased to remind you that the 24th European Congress on Obesity …

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New resource for obesity community and media tackles weight bias, obesity stigma

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We are pleased to announce that the USA Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) has released its new online library of stock …

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Announcement: Austrian Obesity Society Annual Meeting: 21-22 October 2016

Austrian Call For Abstracts

The Austrian Obesity Society Annual Meeting will be held in Innsbruck 21-22 October 2016. Join scientists, physicians and other health …

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Locations announced for ECO 2018 and ECO 2019

Announcement: EASO looks forward to hosting the 25th annual European Congress on Obesity (ECO) from 23-26 May 2018 in beautiful …

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Reflections on the European Congress on Obesity: a patient perspective Ken Clare, EASO Patient Council Steering Committee

Reflections on the European Congress on Obesity: a patient perspective Ken Clare, EASO Patient Council Steering Committee

I have been privileged to have attended four European Obesity Congresses. Over the years I have observed and have been …

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EASO New Investigators United Spotlight: former NIU Board Member Gijs Goossens

Gijs Goossens during his climb of the 'Dutch mountain', Alpe d'Huez (France), within 59 minutes

Gijs Goossens obtained his PhD on the metabolic and hemodynamic effects of the renin-angiotensin system in obesity in 2006 (Maastricht …

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2016 EASO Training the Trainers Summer School: Reflections from Abd Tahrani

Abd Tahrani

I was recently selected by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) to participate in the first EASO …

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