The European Association for the Study of Obesity

EASO considers obesity to be a health, research, and societal priority. It promotes the study of obesity as well as facilitating and engaging in actions that reduce the burden of unhealthy excess weight in Europe through prevention and management.

EASO is a membership association comprising 31 National Association Members, which between them reprsent more than 4000 individuals across Europe. 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.

3rd EASO/IFSO-EC Medico Surgical Workshop

3rd EASO/IFSO-EC Medico Surgical Workshop 30th April 2014 Brussels, Belgium *Organised as part of the 6th Congress of IFSO-EC Download …

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An EASO Position Statement on Multidisciplinary Obesity Management in Adults

An EASO position statement on Multidisciplinary Obesity Management in Adults has just been published online in Obesity Facts. Abstract Obesity …

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ECO2014 Newsletter Issue 11: Hot Topic Abstract Deadline


ECO2014, the 21st European Congress on Obesity, is fast approaching. The ECO is the most important annual scientific event on …

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ECO2014 Newsletter: Issue 10


Not long until the ECO2014 Hot Topic Abstract Submission Deadline! It is still possible to submit an abstract to ECO2014. …

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European Congress on Obesity 2014 (ECO 2014)


This year’s European Congress on Obesity will take place from 28-31 May at the National Palace of Culture, 1 Bulgaria …

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Learn about a recent WHO internship experience

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Internship summary Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity programme World Health Organization, Regional office for Europe October-November 2013 I am currently …

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What role do European policy makers play in the prevention of obesity?

Caroline Bollars – Technical Officer for Nutritional Policy, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen, Denmark

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