ASO membership is open to anyone working or studying in the field of obesity.
- Reduced delegate fees at ASO conferences and training events
- Free attendance at most ASO regional events
North East Obesity Forum Meeting - Barriers to Health Lifestyle
18 October - 18 October, 2017 Room 1.46 in the Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University
Free to attend but you must Register Online for this event as places are limited View the Programme Flyer Register here
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6 September - 7 September, 2018 Newcastle University
Congress Theme - Preconception to Pension: Obesity through the life course. Confirmed Speakers João Breda, WHO Europe Prof
This year's focus for World Obesity Day is the need for investment in services that support prevention, early intervention and treatment of
Best Oral Abstract Post-surgical cliff after bariatric surgery: Accounts of patients and their health care practitioners. Sandra
There are three regional meetings taking place in October. These events are free to attend but you must register as places are limited.
Pre-registration for UKCO2017 has now closed but you can still attend and register onsite from 9.00 Thursday 7th of September. Find out
Message from the ASO Chair
I cannot believe that I am now in my third and final year as Chair of ASO! This year is particularly exciting and an honour as it is also the 50th anniversary of ASO and so far it’s been a very busy year.
In March, we held our first Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) meeting attended by 60 members that focussed on delivery models for Tier 3 services. Members presented examples of current Tier 3 services being delivered and highlighted issues related to commissioning, service delivery and evaluation. Public Health England also presented an update on the guidance currently being developed. The meeting presented a forum for discussion and networking and was well evaluated. I would like to thank ASO Trustees, Rachel Batterham, Barbara McGowan and Carly Hughes for convening this successful event and of course members for attending. Please do encourage colleagues to join – the COM’s network is for anyone involved in the supporting of delivery of obesity…
Excellent turnout at ASO Yorkshire regional meeting. ‘The use of technology to tackle obesity’. #universityofleeds… https://t.co/...Y5
RT @EASOobesity: This message must be emphasized across stakeholder groups:tackling #obesity also treats other #NCDs #diabetes #CVD #cancer…
RT @OHA_updates: Global cost of obesity-related illness to hit $1.2tn a year from 2025 https://t.co/...bR
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