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