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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Weight Stigma in Health Care

Weight Stigma

Across society, weight-based stigmatisation is pervasive.  Weight bias in health care settings is also an unfortunately common reality, with recent …

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NIU: WHO Europe Internship Placement Opportunities

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The European Association for the Study of Obesity is in formal relations with the World Health Organisation. The EASO NIU …

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Treating Obesity as a Chronic Disease in Turkey

Turkish Association For The Study Of Obesity

It is our pleasure to speak with Dr. Volkan Yumuk. Dr Yumuk is a founding member and the current president …

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The latest issue of Obesity Facts is now available

Obesity Facts 10 Years

Issue 3, June 2018 of OBESITY FACTS  (OFA) is online and open access:

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Report of the UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity

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Sarah Le Brocq, Director, HOOP UK, comments on UK All-Party Parliamentary Group on Obesity Report On 15th May 2018, the …

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WCRF International announces the 2018/2019 Grants Programme


World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF International) is now accepting grant applications for research on the links between diet, nutrition …

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Spotlight on EASO President Dr Nathalie Farpour Lambert

Nathalie Farpour-Lambert

Dr Nathalie Farpour Lambert, paediatrician, child obesity expert and head of the Obesity Prevention and Care Program Contrepoids, University Hospitals …

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2018 EASO Policy Conference for #EOD2018


In conjunction with European Obesity Day (EOD) 2018, the 2018 EASO Policy Conference 2018 – “Obesity Policy in Europe: the …

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