EASO Newsletter February 2016

News from our 2016 Congress, EOS2016

In 2016 the congresses of EASO (ECO2016) and the IFSO European Chapter (2016 IFSO-EC Annual Congress) will merge to create the inaugural European Obesity Summit (EOS2016). This exciting congress will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden from 1 to 4 June 2016.

You still have a chance to contribute to the EOS2016 scientific programme. We will accept Late Breaking (Hot Topic) abstracts between 1st and 25th March 2016. Please visit the congress website to submit.

EASO Task Force Teaching Courses will take place on Wednesday 1st June. Please plan your journey so that you can participate.

Dr. SchauerEOS2016 Speaker Spotlight: Dr Philip Schauer

We are pleased to present our interview with Dr Philip Schauer, regarded as one of the top 5 physicians in America.

Read the interview…

SPOTLIGHT Logo - VerticalSPOTLIGHT Project Update: Special Supplement and Blog

We are pleased to announce that British Medical Journal has published a blog on the SPOTLIGHT project, looking at the lessons on community-based interventions.

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Save the Date for European Obesity Day, 21 May 2016

Action for a Healthier Europe

European Obesity Day 2016

At the recent Obesity Stakeholder Roundtable, EASO reaffirmed support for European Obesity Day, (#EOD2016) which will be held this year on 21 May 2016. #EOD2016 represents an important opportunity to engage and influence diverse stakeholders across Europe.

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Obesity Facts

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We are pleased to announce that the latest issue of Obesity Facts, 2016 issue 1 is available online.

View the issue on the OFA website.



We are pleased to announce that the MooDFOOD EU Project has recently published some interesting papers.

Visit the project website to view summaries.

STOBklubPatient Council News: Czech Republic

Alexandra Fraisova represents patients of the Czech Republic via the organization STOBklub, a patient organization of and for people with weight management challenges and those who strive to live healthier lives.

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EASO is pleased to shine the spotlight on the Patient Council representative from Belgium, Elly Jeurissen.Patient Council Spotlight: Elly Jeurissen

We are pleased to share our interview with the Patient Council Representative from Belgium.

Read the interview..