Latest News from The Association for the Study of Obesity on the Island of Ireland

The ASOI is the Irish representative body at the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO). ASOI aims to develop an understanding of obesity through the pursuit of excellence in research and education, the facilitation of contact between individuals and organisations, and the promotion of action to prevent and treat obesity across the island of Ireland.

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

‘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...

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ECO-ICO 2020 moves online

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...

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Important notice regarding ECO-ICO 2020

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...

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Student Volunteers Needed for ECO-ICO

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...

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Patient News: Family Walk

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...

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Patient Reflections from European Obesity Day & ASOI 2019

Patient Reflections from European Obesity Day & ASOI 2019

The Association for the Study of Obesity in Ireland (ASOI) hosted it’s first European Obesity Day event that was partly organised by patients, had patient conclusions after every speaker, and had patients at the forefront of the entire day. True understanding of the...

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