The European Association for the Study of Obesity

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.

Variations in the Prevalence of Obesity Among European Countries, and a Consideration of Possible Causes – important new paper in Obesity Facts (OFA)

Obesity Facts 10 Years

We bring to your attention this key new paper published in OFA by the EASO Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) on …

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EASO wins ‘Best Lobbying Campaign’ for our European Obesity Day 2016 (#EOD2016) campaign at the 2017 European Association Awards

European Association awards

EASO is delighted to announce that we won ‘Best Lobbying Campaign’ for our European Obesity Day 2016 (#EOD2016) campaign at …

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Call for Studies: Cochrane Review

Cochrane

Dr Anne Martin, research fellow at the Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh and her colleagues are looking …

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ECO2017: Early Registration Deadline/Hot Topic Abstracts

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With over 800 abstracts submitted, ECO2017 looks set to be one of the most exciting ECOs in recent years. Join …

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Mark your calendar for the 5th Canadian Obesity Summit

Canadian Obesity Summit

This upcoming networking and learning opportunity so big the Canadian Obesity Network only organises it every other year – and …

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European Obesity Day 2017 Launched

European Obesity Day

We are pleased to announce the official launch of European Obesity Day 2017, which will be held on Saturday 20 …

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EASO Patient Council Spotlight: Meet Audrey Roberts

Audrey Roberts

Greetings! My name is Audrey Roberts, I’m 45 years old and live in Glasgow which is in the West of …

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EASO Healthy Hydration Working Group – meet Maria Luger

Maria Luger

We are pleased to introduce Maria Luger to the EASO community. As the NIU representative of the Healthy Hydration Working …

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