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Events Jun 30, 20

World Obesity Live – COVID-19 and Obesity Webinar Series

In response to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, the World Obesity Federation and colleagues launched a series of webinars.

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News Aug 03, 20

Obesity and COVID-19: Policy statement

Obesity and COVID-19 Statement from our policy team - Updated August 2020.

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Blog Jul 30, 20

BLOG | Childhood obesity and human capital

New research is evaluating the cost of childhood obesity to social and economic welfare.

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World Obesity Federation

Register for SCOPE School Global

SCOPE School – the live component of World Obesity’s Strategic Centre for Obesity Professional Education (SCOPE) programme – is going virtual for the first time. 

Over the coming months, the acclaimed course on obesity management will be delivered online to a global audience of health professionals, with three virtual Schools planned for the remainder of 2020.

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ECO/ICO

European and International Congress on Obesity

1st - 4th September 2020


The European Association for the Study or Obesity (EASO) and the World Obesity Federation (WOF) are hosting a joint congress in 2020, combining their traditional congresses for the first time. 

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.  

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Category 1 Sep 01, 20

European and International Congress on Obesity

ECO-ICO 1st - 4th September 2020

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Aug 18, 20

SCOPE School Global

SCOPE School is going virtual! Join us this 18th & 19th August for the first SCOPE School Global!

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Other Events Aug 21, 20

4th Annual Heart in Diabetes

4th Annual Heart in Diabetes event, hosted online this August 21st-24th 2020.

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