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 34 countries.

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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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COVID-19: Important notice regarding ECOICO2020

Given the continuing impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and resulting restrictions, ASOI, EASO and WOF have decided to transition the live ECO-ICO scheduled to take place in Dublin from 1-4 September 2020 to an interactive and engaging online event. Full details outlining the format will be announced as soon as possible. EASO intends to host the 2023 European Congress on Obesity in Dublin.

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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.