Prevention and Public Health (PTF)

The principal objectives of OMTF are

To create a network of public health experts and epidemiologists representing the national associations for the study of obesity in Europe

To serve as a European expert group for the European Union, the WHO regional office for Europe and other professional organizations

To improve the epidemiological perspective on obesity in Europe

To provide a reference for activities related to obesity prevention

To organize meetings and symposia

To write reports/articles related to obesity prevention and public health aspects

To stimulate European research into effective obesity prevention strategies

Further Information

The EASO PPHTF organised an ICO2010 satellite meeting entitled ‘Sociocultural, behavioural and economic factors in obesity prevention’.

Contact Lauren Lissner or Tommy Visscher for further information.