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

Press Release for World Obesity Day 4th March 2020 & ECO-ICO Dublin 2020

Press Release for World Obesity Day 4th March 2020 & ECO-ICO Dublin 2020 Wednesday 4th March is World Obesity Day 2020 and Ireland hosts the European and International Congress on Obesity (ECO-ICO), at the Convention Centre Dublin 17–20th May 2020 During 2020, Ireland plays a special role in making the world a better place for people … Read more

ASOI Committee members to appear on RTÉ’s “10 Things to Know About”

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”4.3.2″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”4.3.2″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”4.3.2″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.3.2″]   RTÉ’s fifth instalment of the television series “10 Things to Know About”, aimed at highlighting the best of Irish research, returns to screens this week on Monday 11th November for five episodes. Presented by Kathriona Devereux, Jonathan McCrea and Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, the series is aimed at … Read more

Patient News: Family Walk

ASOI patient advocate Susie Birney is excited to share details of an upcoming family walk arranged by patients, details of which can be found on the poster below. Lough Boora is 1 hour and 20 minutes away from the M50 Red Cow junction. It is an ideal spot for people living with obesity as it … Read more