Obesity Forum: The hidden influencer – tackling marketing of unhealthy food to children in today’s digital world

Date: Tuesday, 10 November 2020 Time: 09:30am to 11:00am Venue: Webinar This All-island Obesity Action Forum webinar is hosted in association with safefood, the Association for the Study of Obesity in Northern Ireland Network, and the Association for the Study of Obesity on the island of Ireland. The programme will focus on latest evidence on the impact, and … Read more

‘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