EASO represents the European obesity community

The leading voice of obesity science, medicine and community in Europe, we represent scientists, obesity specialists, physicians, health care practitioners, public health practitioners and patients.
Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 36 countries.

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New Investigators United Winter School

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 EASO New Investigators United Winter School is open for applications. This year, the interactive school will be virtual due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This popular course is open to early career researcher/practitioners and will take place on 1-2 December 2020.

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Thanks again to our faculty, organisers, sponsors, National Associations, COMs friends, and colleagues from around the globe. 3000+ delegates joined us during 4 days for over 250 virtual presentations in 77 congress sessions at #ECOICO2020. Remember, all sessions are available to review for three months on the congress platform.

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COVID-19 and Obesity

EASO's role in this crisis will be crucial in the dissemination of science-based information and providing common-sense, evidence-based updates, recommendations and guidance via our website and social media, that can reach millions of people. EASO is committed to sharing only the latest well evidenced information and guidance from credible  sources.

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Changing the status quo in obesity: A new call to action

We strongly believe that with obesity estimated to cost around €70m per year to health systems alone, it is time we reassessed our long-held views and our approach to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and long term management of obesity and its related complications.


28th European Congress on Obesity, 9-12 May 2021, Malaga, Spain

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