ECPO

We are the 'European Coalition for People living with Obesity' and we work collaboratively across Europe to improve the lives of people who are living with and are affected by the chronic disease of obesity through advocacy, policy and education.

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World Obesity Day Europe March 4


For World Obesity Day Europe, it is our aim to increase knowledge and understanding of the need for action at both European and national levels to improve obesity prevention, treatment and care.

Patient Warning - Counterfeit Obesity Medication

Patients with obesity who are considering medication use for treatment are urged to ensure that they access obesity drugs from a reputable source, such as a licensed pharmacy.

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10 Organisations have developed a new International Obesity Collaborative Consensus Statement on Obesity vs. Weigh loss and Body Mass Index.

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EASO, IFSO – EC AND ECPO JOINT STATEMENT ON SURGICAL TOURISM

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Living With Obesity Campaign - Voices of Youth in Obesity


Teenagers from across Europe participated in a major international campaign to help them, their parents, caregivers, and healthcare professionals a better understanding of the challenges of living with overweight or obesity.


For this years campaign, we have launched a new Podcast to raise awareness of lack of support and understanding of the challenges of teenagers (adolescents). We have been joined with a number of youths to share their perspective of what it is like to live with Obesity during these vital life moulding years.

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ECPO Image and Resource Website


To mark the launch of ECO2022, the first 'in-person' congress since 2019, we have updated the ECPO Image Bank with a number of new images.


You can view these new images on the ECPOMedia site

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THE EU COMMISSION HAS LISTED OBESITY AS ONE OF THE HIGH RISK GROUPS WHO ARE ‘MEDICALLY VULNERABLE’.

#LivingWithObesity

As part of our #LivingWithObesity campaign, we spoke to people across Europe to share their experiences of LivingWithObesity.

The results are shared in this breathtaking true to life story of what our members face on a daily basis.

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While our supporters have contributed to the funding of ECPO activities and campaigns, they have no influence on the choice, content or execution of such activities and campaigns. All ECPO activities and materials are developed and created solely by ECPO as a patient led organisation, as per the terms of our constitution.

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