Country Profile – Sweden

Here at ECPO we are a European organisation consisting of volunteers from across 24 countries. Our aim is to support the national associations and collaborate as one strong united voice.

Obesity in Sweden

In Sweden 51% are living with Overweight and Obesity. The healthcare offered to obese patients is very varied in the different regions in Sweden. Some regions are limited and other regions provide lifestyle and nutritional advice and surgery funded by the government if you as a patient match the requirements.

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Patient Organisations

Organisations are available to support people who are living with obesity. The organisations available offer educational events (on site and virtual), Brochures and magazines, support for local self help groups which in turn serve patients.

Scientific Organisations

Scientific organisations that specialise in the treatment of obesity by supplying information on research and setting the guidelines for the treatments available.

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