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    Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity

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    Concerted action to combat obesity in the region via collaboration and mobilization our resources

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    Forum to exchange information related with obesity in each member's country

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    To participate vigorously in the efforts of our respective countries to enhance the qualifying life of our people


Established in 1998, AOASO aims to exchange information related with obesity in each country. AOASO hosts the Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity (AOCO). Our member countries include: AIAARO (India), ANZOS (Australia and New Zealand), HKASO (Hong Kong), ISSO (Indonesia), JASSO (Japan), KSSO (South Korea), MASO (Malaysia), SASO (Singapore), PASOO (The Philippines), TMASO (Taiwan) and TSSO (Thailand). To view member details, please click on the respective country flag below:


  • To foster international fellowship among scientists of the region and promote collaboration particularly in the promotion of research, education and action programmes.
  • To provide a platform to exchange information and experiences in obesity research and action programmes among the member countries, through periodic meetings, national congresses and Regional Congresses on obesity.
  • To act as a liaison between the member countries and the International Association on the Study on Obesity, International Obesity Task Force as well as the relevant United Nations Agencies.


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