Patient advocates Sven Schubert and Susie Birney attended and spoke at the European Policy Conference in Brussels on 17th May. Giving their patient perspective on living with obesity and what they feel is needed to provide proper treatment and care from across the board.

The EASO Policy Conference 2018 – “Obesity Policy in Europe: the need for Education, Treatment and Care” took place at the Renaissance Hotel in Brussels. The event was held in conjunction with European Obesity Day (EOD) 2018 and follows-up to the very successful EASO policy conference held in May 2017, which was attended by more than 100 policymakers, including reps of the European Institutions and Member State health authorities.