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EASO and ECPO launch a guide to holding virtual events

EASO and ECPO launch a guide to holding virtual events

The European Association of the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) have launched a new guide to holding online events. Recognising that virtual dialogue will continue to be an essential part of our communications for some time to come, EASO and ECPO have designed the guide to provide useful tips and tricks for anyone involved in organising events for World Obesity Day.

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EASO World Obesity Day Grants

EASO World Obesity Day Grants

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) has announced that it will be giving a limited number of grants to help fund initiatives for World Obesity Day in Europe in March 2021.

Grants will range from €1,000 up to a maximum (exceptionally) of €5,000. Applications for consideration can be submitted via the form on the World Obesity Day Europe website and must be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of how it would be spent.

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Top World Obesity Day Awards presented to winners from six European countries

September 23, 2021

Organisations from six European countries won the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO), and European Coalition for People living with Obesity (ECPO) World Obesity Day Europe Awards for 2020 and 2021.

World Obesity Day to be held on 4 March

October 20, 2020

World Obesity Day, held each year to draw attention to the growing obesity epidemic and the need for better prevention and treatment, is to be held this year on Thursday 4 March.

Individuals, healthcare providers and organisations are expected to take part and many of them will compete for several awards being given to the organisers of the most innovative and effective World Obesity Day initiatives.

Many European obesity treatment centres and clinics, forced to close due to COVID-19, are reopening again

October 1, 2020

Europe’s leading scientific research organisation for obesity and its affiliated patient organisation are urging patients to continue their treatment and not to let it lapse because of fears about COVID-19.

The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) and the European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) say they are very concerned that people seeking treatment for overweight and obesity have either postponed or stopped seeking medical advice because of fears they may be putting themselves at risk.