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.

CLOSING DATE 30TH JUNE

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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UK obesity society issues position statement on discriminatory healthcare rationing

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EASO supports the position of UK ASO on discriminating against people with obesity. Read the full position statement below: ASO …

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Open access available to Obesity Facts, Volume 5 2017

Obesity Facts 10 Years

We are pleased to announce that the current issue of OBESITY FACTS (OFA) is now available online. Contents of the …

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EASO Leadership Spotlight: Professor Johannes Hebebrand – Vice President of the Northern Region

Professor Hebebrand, you have an extensive and varied background in both basic science in clinical research. How did your research …

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CECON 2017: report from Alexandra Fraisova, EASO Patient Council

CECON 2017

The 6th Central European Congress on Obesity (CECON 2017) was held October 5 to October 7, 2017, in Bratislava, Slovakia. …

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#BeActive: Celebrating the European Week of Sport

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European Week of Sport was celebrated recently with representation from key European stakeholders across government, civil society, sport, culture and …

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Building a system of weight management and care in Reykjavik: Erla Sveinsdóttir and Heilsuborg

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Founded by a general practicioner and a physipotherapist, Heilsuborg started eight years ago as a small fitness center in Reykjavik. …

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11 October – World Obesity Day

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In addition to the Lancet study published today which included research from Jen Baker, EASO executive team and COTF member, EASO …

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NoHow at ECO2017

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On behalf of EU project NoHOw, we are delighted to share recent videos.  NoHoW hosted a successful symposium at ECO2017 on 18 …

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