‘Living with Obesity’ Campaign Day, 21st October 2020

The European Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ECPO) are launching a campaign on October 21st themed “Living with Obesity” and the focus is on raising awareness about stigma and People First language. We at the Irish Coalition for People Living with Obesity (ICPO) and the Association of Studies of Obesity Ireland (ASOI) are collaborating to support and … Read more

ECO-ICO 2020 moves online

Your safety is our primary concern Given the continuing impact of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic and resulting restrictions, ASOI, EASO and WOF have decided to transition the live ECO-ICO scheduled to take place in Dublin from 1-4 September 2020 to an interactive and engaging online event. Full details outlining the format will be announced as soon … Read more

Obesity and COVID-19: National Obesity Management Clinical Programme

ASOI committee member and National Programme Manager for Obesity Karen Gaynor has shared with us the clinical guidance that has been developed from the National Obesity Management Clinical Programme for COVID-19 which has now been approved by the Clinical Advisory Group of the HSE Chief Clinical Officer (CCO). Guidance documents are to be brief, quick … Read more

Important notice regarding ECO-ICO 2020

IMPORTANT NOTE 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, ECO-ICO 2020, scheduled for 17-20 May 2020, at the Convention Center Dublin (CCD), Ireland. As you are aware, the situation has worsened rapidly as the … Read more

Student Volunteers Needed for ECO-ICO

Student volunteers needed (application deadline Friday 3rd April) The joint European and International Congress on Obesity (ECO/ICO) will take place in the Convention Centre, Dublin from 17-20th May 2020, and the ASOI committee are delighted to co-host this event alongside the European Association for the Study of Obesity & the World Obesity Federation. As the meeting … Read more