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.

Hot Topics in Obesity -Palma, Mallorca 1-3 October.


We are pleased to announce the 2018 EASO New Investigators United Autumn School. This residential educational course is open to early career researcher/practitioners and will take place in Palma, Mallorca from 1-3 October 2018.

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EASO Newsletter November 2018

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#ECO2019: Online Abstract Submission, EASO Awards and More! Many thanks to all who participated in #ECO2018 in Vienna. We’re hard …

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Comment: G20 Health Ministers’ Statement

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Most countries are not on track to meet key 2025 targets to reduce early childhood, school age and adolescent obesity, …

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EASO Masterclass: Obesity Advocacy

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I had the amazing opportunity to take part of the EASO Obesity Advocacy Masterclass on 6 November 2018, which brought …

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MooDFOOD Final Conference


Date: 3 December 2018 Venue: Museum of Natural Sciences, Rue Vautier 29, 1000 Brussels Time:09:30 – 19:00CET REGISTER HERE The …

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EASO COMs Summit 2018: 7-8 November, Leipzig Germany


We have an excellent programme forthcoming for the 2018 COMs Summit in Leipzig. The EASO COMs are our network of …

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Online abstract submission for #ECO2019 is now open!

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Spread the word within your professional community and contribute to the scientific programme by submitting your abstract. The submission deadline …

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Obesity Week 2018

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EASO cordially invites our European colleagues to join us in Nashville, Tennessee USA along with the American Society for Metabolic …

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Challenging Obesity Stigma

People living with obesity experience stigma on a daily basis, including in the workplace, in education, in media and even …

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