County Profile - Portugal

The ECPO is a European organisation consisting of national advocates from across 24 countries. Our aim is to support the national associations and collaborate as one strong united voice. Here you will find more information on the support available in your country. This may range from a patient association and/or scientific association, to highlighting the work in your country in the obesity area. Please scroll down to find out more from the patient representatives for your country and engage with them via their email or social media for further information.

 Obesity in Portugal

Portugal has approximately 1.5 million people who are suffering from Obesity. Treatment for obesity is available in 19 accredited centres throughout the country. Obesity has been recognised as a disease in Portugal since 2004


Country Representatives

Patient Organisations

Portugal has organisations that are available to support people who are living with obesity.







Patient Organisation Social Media

Portugal’s patients organisations are available on Social Media


Scientific Organisations

Portugal has scientific organisations that specialise in the treatment of obesity.


Scientific Organisation Social Media

Portugal’s scientific organisations are available on Social Media

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