AOASO - Asia Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity

AOASO was formerly established during the 8th International Congress on Obesity held in Paris, France on 31 August 1998. Six countries were the original signatories to the formation of AOASO, namely Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia and Philippines.

The Objectives of AOASO are :-

  1. to foster international fellowship among scientists of the region and promote collaboration particularly in the promotion of research, education and action programmes.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. to develop activity regarded as helpful and appropriate in achieving the objectives of AOASO


MEMBERS

。AIAARO (All India Association for Advancing Research in Obesity)
。ANZOS (Australian & New Zealand Obesity Society)
http://www.asso.org.au
。HKASO (Hong Kong Association for the Study of Obesity)
http://www.hkaso.org
。ISSO (Indonesian Society for the Study of Obesity)
。JASSO (Japan Society for the Study of Obesity)
http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jasso/index-e.html
。KSSO (Korean Society for the Study of Obesity)
http://www.kosso.or.kr/eng
。MASO (Malaysian Association for the Study of Obesity)
http://www.maso.org.my
。PASOO (Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight & Obesity)
http://www.obesity.org.ph
。SASO (Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity)
http://www.saso.sg
。TMASO (Taiwan Medical Association for the Study of Obesity)
http://www.obesity.org.tw
。TSSO (Thai Society for the Study of Obesity)
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