President: Professor Davor Štimac | Email
Representative: Sanja Klobučar Majonović, PhD, MD
The Croatian Society of Obesity operates within the Croatian Medical Association, the umbrella association of doctors in the Republic of Croatia. It is a member of the European Association for the Study of Obesity and World Obesity Federation.
Its mission is to raise awareness of obesity as a disease that reduces the quality of life and life expectancy, preventing and stopping the obesity epidemic, and to provide an integrated approach to obesity treatment.
Its aims and strategy include:
- Research - encouraging and conducting scientific research related to obesity
- Public health activity - impact on the general public, media, professional, political and economic circles with the aim of stopping the obesity epidemic at the national, regional and global levels
- Education - continuing professional and scientific training of health professionals who deal with the treatment of obesity through educational programs, professional and scientific meetings, congresses, seminars, lectures and courses, etc.
- Cooperation - with other national, regional and international professional and scientific societies dedicated to solving the problem of obesity