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.

EASO urges action in advance of European Obesity Day 2016

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Brussels Saturday 21 May 2016 is European Obesity Day. As the leading organisation representing obesity research and clinical practise obesity …

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Food Revolution Day

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EASO is delighted to partner with Jamie Oliver and the Food Revolution team to support a new campaign – across …

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European Parliament Healthy Breakfast Event

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) was delighted to join MEP Alfred Sant (S&D, Malta) who hosted …

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EASO Newsletter May 2016

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In 2016 the congresses of EASO (ECO2016) and the IFSO European Chapter (2016 IFSO-EC Annual Congress) will merge to create …

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EASO Speaker Spotlight Interview- Grace O’Malley

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Dr. Grace O’Malley chairs the ASOI and works as a research-clinician in the area of childhood obesity. She is a …

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European Obesity Day announces parliamentary initiative

Members of the European Parliament are leading a major new initiative to tackle Europe’s rising obesity epidemic, which currently costs …

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EASO Patient Council Member of the Month Joyce Verhoeven

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Please tell us who you are: “My name is Joyce Verhoeven. I am an HR / PR & Communication manager …

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A Conversation with Dr Volkan Yumuk

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Professor Volkan Demirhan Yumuk graduated from Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara and served as a general practitioner in a …

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