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EUROPEAN AND INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON OBESITY, 1 - 4 September 2020, The Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland
ECOICO2020 Postponed Until
September 2020
COVID-19: IMPORTANT NOTICE
REGARDING ECOICO2020

The ASOI, EASO and WOF Executive Committees
have been closely monitoring developments
surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic to assess
the impact on our European and International
Congress on Obesity, ECOICO2020,
originally scheduled for 17-20 May 2020
New Date
European and International Congress on Obesity
1-4th September 2020
Dublin, Ireland
The #ECOICO2020 Late-breaking ABSTRACT DEADLINE has been extended to
30th June 2020
The World Health Organisation confirms that basic protective measures are very effective in preventing transmission of COVID-19. Click here to learn more

EASO NEWS BULLETIN
ECOICO2020 Late-Breaking Abstract
Submission Deadline Approaching


The #ECOICO2020 ABSTRACT DEADLINE
has been extended to
27th March 2020 for your late-breaking abstract
Congress registration is open! Register before 12th April for the best rates #ECOICO2020

EASO NEWSLETTER
February 2020


WORLD OBESITY DAY - 4TH MARCH

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EASO Joins Global Organisations in Supporting the 
new World Obesity Day
4th March 2020
Colleagues and friends across Europe and beyond have joined us in previous efforts to support European Obesity Day. In 2020, EASO joins with organisations across the world to support a unified global obesity day.  Please note the change of date!

The new World Obesity Day is a global campaign engaging regional and national campaigns and local activities and events. Organisations around the world will acknowledge our unified efforts on 4th March 2020. Together, we can change the narrative around obesity. Click here to learn more.

Save the date - 4th March 2020 - and share the message about the new World Obesity Day.

EASO POLICY CONFERENCE 2020


The European Association for the Study of Obesity invites you to attend our annual policy conference, held on World Obesity Day.

Wednesday, 4 March 2020
10:00 - 17:00 
Renaissance Hotel 
Brussels, Belgium 

This high-level event focuses on the European obesity epidemic and the crucial role and impact of prevention and treatment. Chaired by John Bowis, former UK Minister of Health and former MEP and MP, speakers and participants include representatives from the EU Institutions, OECD, WHO, Member States, academia, healthcare professionals, disease and therapeutic associations, and patients. Click here to read more.
Upcoming Events
ECOICO2020


We invite you to register for  #ECOICO2020  -  Europe's leading obesity conference. The discounted early registration deadline is 28th February 2020. Our 2020 congress presents an excellent opportunity to collaborate and learn with the global obesity network across science and practice.  See full details on the European and International Congress on Obesity website 

Students and early career professionals are invited to connect with peers across Europe. Please join the EASO New Investigator Network


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EU HEALTH SUMMIT 4-5 MAY 2020


This diverse multi-stakeholder EU Health Coalition plans to map a strategy to tackle the health challenges we face in Europe to improve health of patients and citizens. Click here to read more.
2020 SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION

LES PENSIÈRES AT FONDATION MÉRIEUX
ANNECY, FRANCE: 5-9 JULY 2020


EASO hosts a popular course which provides expert training for trainers across disciplines in the clinical management of obesity, and provides public health and patient perspectives. Last summer we hosted an excellent course in Annecy, France. There are limited funded places for this school in Annecy 5-9 July 2020. Course participation is by application.  

Learn more and apply here

Policy

European policy impacting obesity is a priority of EASO. The policy year culminates in an annual Europe-wide high level policy conference. KOLs in our Public HealthTask Force, Obesity Management Task Force and Childhood Obesity Task Force issue position papers and guidance on key issues in policy that impact obesity.

CLINICAL MANAGEMENT FOR ADULTS LIVING WITH OBESITY: GUIDELINES PUBLISHED IN ICELAND


EASO is pleased to announce that the first set of clinical guidelines for obesity care have been issued by the Icelandic health directorate. This is a landmark moment for obesity activists and clinicians treating patients living with obesity in Iceland. 

Click here to read more. 
SALZBURG GLOBAL SEMINAR: CHILDHOOD OBESITY


EASO is pleased to have been represented by Mario Silva (Portugal) and Louise Tully (Ireland) in the Salzburg Global programme - Halting the Childhood Obesity Epidemic: Identifying Decisive Interventions in Complex Systems. 

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call for abstracts


CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: EARLY CAREER RESEARCHER AWARD IN HYDRATION SCIENCE


The Hydration for Health team announces that the call for abstracts for the Hydration for Health Early Career Researcher Award is open until 10th April 2020. Finalist candidates will receive a travel grant to pitch their research at the 12th Hydration for Health Conference on 24th June 2020. Any research related to hydration is welcome. 

Learn more and apply here

Education and Advocacy

EASO develops high quality education and training resources for clinicians and HCPs working in obesity treatment and care. Educational tools include an open access eTraining platform in multiple languages, guidelines, slides decks, webcasts and standardised course content.

IS OBESITY A CHOICE?



Giles Yeo shares the Haldane Award Lecture at the Royal Institution.

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OBESITY CARE WEEK
1-7 March 2020


Obesity Care Week is an annual public awareness effort supported by more than 50 countries worldwide and more than 55 healthcare-focuses organisations. 

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ITALIAN OBESITY SOCIETY (SIO) OBESITY SCHOOL 


The Italian Obesity Society (Società Italiana dell'Obesità - SIO) is pleased to have launched her inaugural Obesity School this year, providing training, education, networking and collegial support to people in the field. Congratulations to our Italian colleagues on recognition of obesity as a chronic disease.

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DISCOVER THE SCIENCE - RETHINK OBESITY

Discover the science rethink obesity animation

research

EASO facilitates and supports research dissemination via participation in research projects, 
by creating platforms for research presentations and by convening our Scientific Advisory 
Board to address key research questions and develop recommendations.

SUCCESS IN TREATMENT AGAINST THE ODDS: THE CHILDREN'S OBESITY CLINIC, HOLBAEK, DENMARK
 

A new study from The Children's Obesity Clinic in Holbaek, Denmark shows that obesity-related disturbed eating patterns including meal skipping, rapid eating, comfort eating and overeating were not associated with treatment response using the clinic TCOCT protocol. 

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OBEDIS PROJECT: 
IMPORTANT NEW GUIDELINES PUBLISHED



OF CC
We are pleased to announce the publication of European expert guidelines on a minimal core set of variables to include in randomised, controlled clinical trials of obesity interventions in Obesity Facts, the European Journal of Obesity.  Click here to read the interview with Martine Laville, lead author of the guidelines.

Click here to read additional recent research articles published in Obesity Facts

Spotlight 

INTERVIEW WITH DR GIJS GOOSSENS


Dr. Gijs Goossens is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Biology, Maastricht University Medical Centre, The Netherlands. His main research focus is the role of adipose tissue dysfunction in the pathophysiology of obesity-related insulin resistance humans. He recently published high impact research in Obesity Facts, the European Journal of Obesity.

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INTERVIEW WITH DR ABD TAHRANI


PAST EVENTS

OBESITY UPDATE 2020: LONDON


Obesity Update 2020, hosted by the Royal College of Physicians, London on 13th February 2020 presented topics including identification and treatment of eating disorders in obesity, misconceptions around "healthy obesity," type 2 diabetes in obesity and what the future may hold for bariatric surgery in the NHS. 

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PROJECTS

PROTEIN: RESEARCH INITIATIVE USING AI and BIG DATA TO PROMOTE HEALTH AND WELLBEING



PROTEIN PROJECT

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SWEET

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SWEET CONSORTIUM MEETING
SURREY UK



The SWEET consortium gathered from 14th-15th January 2020 at the Elm Grove Conference Centre, University of Roehampton, London. 

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NoHoW

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NoHoW RESEARCH IN WEIGHT LOSS MAINTENANCE



Learn more about the NoHoW Project and evidence-based tools for weight loss maintenance. 

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COMs EXCHANGE AND MENTORING PROGRAMME



The COM's Exchange and Mentoring Programme will provide candidates with the knowledge, skills and tools required to establish and run new multi-disciplinary treatment centres. We have had great success during the past year in supporting the development of new certified centres.

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EASO CERTIFICATION IN OBESITY MANAGEMENT

EASO Certification in Obesity Management

EASO National and European Fellows are certified physicians and HCPs who have undertaken training in a medical specialty relevant to obesity management.  

Click here to read more and apply.
With the General Data Protection Regulation changes instituted 25th May 2018, we want to ensure we are only communicating relevant information to you. To comply with these regulations, your opt - in to our communications means we can continue to send you the latest information on obesity education and training, research and policy, and news across our extensive networks. 

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24/03/2020 19:21
World Obesity Day 2020, March 4 - The Roots of Obesity Run Deep - Together we can create a healthier future
WORLD OBESITY DAY UPDATE
World Obesity Day 2020 is here!
Together, we can create a healthier future.
Obesity is a chronic disease that affects more than 650 million adults. On the surface, obesity has been misperceived by many as a simple lifestyle choice. But below the surface, we know that the roots of obesity are vast and deep.
Join us and organisations around the world for World Obesity Day (March 4, 2020), as we push for more comprehensive solutions, treatment and collective responsibility for addressing this global epidemic. 
SUPPORT #WORLDOBESITYDAY
This World Obesity Day, we are asking you to show your support for the campaign by sending us your 'O' for obesity.

It’s a quick and easy thing you can do alone, or in a group. All of your photos will be compiled for use on our website and social media channels to demonstrate the global support that World Obesity Day has.
 
We would especially love to see you and your colleagues supporting World Obesity Day with any local landmarks in the background so that we can build a real global feel to the images we share.
 

OUR TOOLKIT
Our World Obesity Day website is being continually updated and populated with additional materials as we continue to explore the roots of obesity.

You can download social media infographics, reports, suggested messaging, templates and more.

WORLD OBESITY DAY DECLARATION
This World Obesity Day, we're asking you to support our #WorldObesityDay ROOTS declaration.

We're calling for national and local governments around the world to take more effective action on the chronic disease of obesity. The ROOTS of obesity run deep, but together we can create a healthier future.

SHARE YOUR STORY
We're actively documenting activities around the globe for World Obesity Day 2020 on our interactive map!

If you're organising an activity to mark the day, have a story to tell, or wish to view the activities going on globally, you can find this all on our site!

For all queries about World Obesity Day,
contact us at WOD@worldobesity.org.
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WORLD OBESITY DAY MEMBERS UPDATE
World Obesity Day 2020
Together, we can create a healthier future.
Obesity is a chronic disease that affects more than 2 billion people. On the surface, obesity has been misperceived by many as a simple lifestyle choice. But below the surface, we know that the roots of obesity are vast and deep.

Join us and organisations around the world for a new World Obesity Day on March 4, 2020, as we push for more comprehensive solutions, treatment and collective responsibility for addressing this global epidemic.
SHARE YOUR STORY
We'll be documenting activities around the globe for World Obesity Day 2020, which will go live soon.

If you're organising an activity to mark the day or have a story to tell please get in touch!

OUR TOOLKIT
Over the course of the coming days and weeks, our World Obesity Day website will be populated with additional materials as we continue to explore the roots of obesity.

As part of this, our toolkit complete with social media infographics, reports, suggested messaging and much more will be available soon.

WORLD OBESITY DAY WEBINAR
On 13th February at 13:00 BST, World Obesity will be hosting a webinar for members to learn more about World Obesity Day 2020; how you can get involved; the theme and so much more.

You can register for our World Obesity Day webinar now.

For all queries about World Obesity Day,
contact us at WOD@worldobesity.org.
World Obesity Federation
Suite 406, 107-111 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2AB

Registered charity number 1076981. Registered in England and Wales, 3802726.
A company limited by guarantee. © 2018 by World Obesity Federation. All Rights Reserved.
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03/03/2020 18:00
ADIADO PARA DATA A ANUNCIAR - Simpósio “Tratamento Multidisciplinar em Obesidade: A Perspetiva das Diferentes Especialidades “,