Prevention and Public Health (PTF)

The EASO Public Health Task Force wishes to create a network of colleagues with an interest in public health and obesity

The principal objectives of the PHTF are

  • To create a network of public health experts representing EASO member national associations across Europe
  • To act as a European expert group for the European institutions including the European Union, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, OECD and other professional organisations
  • To deliver public health related education via e-learning and live teaching
  • To publish position statements and comment related to obesity prevention and public health aspects
  • To stimulate and disseminate European obesity related public health research

Public Health Task Force: Call for Interest

The EASO Public Health Task Force wishes to create a network of colleagues with an interest in public health and obesity, who are willing to participate in task related working groups that develop and implement actions that have an impact at the national and European level. The PHTF undertakes actions in the areas listed below – if you are interested in participating in any of these activities, please contact the EASO Secretariat to express your interest.

Policy Recommendations

Would you be interested in helping to develop Policy Recommendations on topics that may include:

  • Front of pack labelling
  • Portion size
  • Taxation and pricing
  • Marketing
  • Reformulation
  • Sustainability

Public Health Teaching

EASO delivers education via e-learning and live teaching, and aims to include public health topics in all courses. We organise teaching sessions at our European Congress on Obesity, at our Train the Trainer summer school and at our New Investigators United autumn school.  Are you interested in attending or teaching at one of our training workshops?

Further Information

Contact Harry Rutter or Susanna Lehtinen-Jacks for further information or to express an interest in collaborating with the EASO PHTF.