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.

Spotlight: Jens Christian Holm

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EASO has the pleasure this month of turning the spotlight on Jens-Christian Holm, pioneering child obesity clinician, research scientist, professor …

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EASO OMTF European Guidelines for Obesity Management in Adults

Obesity is a chronic metabolic disease characterised by an increase of body fat stores. It is a gateway to ill …

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The 3rd Bariatric Rehabilitation Congress, Copenhagen, November 2015

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It was my pleasure this week to attend this conference in the capital city of Denmark. I was greeted by …

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EASO Newsletter November 2015

Help us to design a programme you want to see! We are delighted to announce that in 2016 the congresses …

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EASO Patient Council: November 2015

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Vicki, please tell us a bit about yourself. I’m Vicki Mooney and I’m the EASO patient council representative from Ireland. …

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Patient Spotlight Report: Icelandic Television Focus on Obesity

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Solveig Sigurdàrdottir Last month I joined two other women in in a powerful television programme on Icelandic station Hringbraut hosted …

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EOS2016 Abstract Submission is now Open

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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 President Hermann Toplak

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After graduating as an M.D. from the University of Graz in 1984, Dr. Hermann Toplak went into military training in …

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