The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and The European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) are organising the annual European Obesity Policy Conference which will be held online on Thursday, 4 March 2021. This is a high-level conference on the European obesity epidemic and the crucial role and impact of prevention … Continued
The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) have aligned their activities under World Obesity Day Europe, to take place on 4 March. World Obesity Day is an annual, global event aiming to raise awareness and increase knowledge about obesity and the many other … Continued
EASO’s 28th annual European Congress on Obesity, #ECO2021, will be held online from 10-13 May 2021. ECO2021 will be co-hosted by SEEDO, the Spanish Association for the Study of Obesity, and EASO is very grateful to Spanish colleagues who have been instrumental in developing the interactive 2021 programme, originally due to take place in Malaga. … Continued
Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have made the difficult decision to cancel our UK Congress on Obesity scheduled to be held in Belfast this September. We are currently considering alternatives and will update you on plans as soon as possible. We are very grateful for the support and understanding of … Continued
Recognising that childhood obesity is a global problem, the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity published a comprehensive framework for action in its 2016 report Ending Childhood Obesity. In October, the World Obesity Federation held a series of virtual meetings with a group of key childhood obesity stakeholders, focused on assessing the implementation of ECHO’s … Continued
Our new Slack workspace for ASO members and networks provides a platform for discussion, collaboration and exchange between members. We invite you to join and strengthen our community online! We are hoping that members can use Slack to network, find collaborators, advertise their research and local meetings and share knowledge and know-how with the ASO … Continued
ASO, alongside 49 other organisations signed a letter to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking for a levelling up of public health funding in the spending review, in the face of the worst public health crisis of our time. Read the joint statement.
As part of its tackling obesity strategy, the government has opened a consultation on its proposal for a total online advertising restriction for products high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS). Share your views on how to effectively reduce the amount of HFSS advertising children are exposed to.
The Obesity Empowerment Network UK (OEN UK) exists to improve the health and lives of people affected by overweight and obesity. The OEN UK Professional Steering Group are launching the Obesity Empowerment Network Strategic Plan 2020-2023, which lays out the strategic priorities over the next three years. Read a summary to find out how you can participate … Continued
ASO will be presenting a new webinar on 10 December focusing on the new Canadian Adult Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines. Join us at 5.30 pm on Thursday 10 December. Visit our webinar web page for more information and to register for free.