The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

Childhood Obesity Task Force Position Statement

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Childhood Obesity Is a Chronic Disease Demanding Specific Health Care – a Position Statement from the Childhood Obesity Task Force …

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Reflections on the European Congress on Obesity: a patient perspective Ken Clare, EASO Patient Council Steering Committee

Reflections on the European Congress on Obesity: a patient perspective Ken Clare, EASO Patient Council Steering Committee

I have been privileged to have attended four European Obesity Congresses. Over the years I have observed and have been …

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EASO New Investigators United Spotlight: former NIU Board Member Gijs Goossens

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Gijs Goossens obtained his PhD on the metabolic and hemodynamic effects of the renin-angiotensin system in obesity in 2006 (Maastricht …

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2016 EASO Training the Trainers Summer School: Reflections from Abd Tahrani

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I was recently selected by the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) to participate in the first EASO …

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EASO Speaker Spotlight Interview – Ana Domingos

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Greetings Ana. It was good to meet you at the European Congress on Obesity in Gothenburg. Please tell us a …

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European Congress on Obesity (ECO2017)

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Following a very successful congress in Gothenburg, we are pleased to remind you that the 24th annual European Congress on …

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EASO New Investigators United Spotlight: Eveline Dirinck

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Hello Eveline. It’s great to have the opportunity to meet with you. For those of you who don’t know Eveline, …

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Patient Council Spotlight: Marina Biglia

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Marina, welcome to the Patient Council. Please tell us about yourself and describe your personal experience of obesity: My story …

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Association for the Study of Obesity North West: Patient Council Blog

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Steering Committee member Ken Clare blogs on the recent ASONW meeting On the 12th of May I was delighted to …

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