About BASO


The Belgian Association for the Study of Obesity (BASO) is a member of EASO and was founded in 1988 to promote scientific research on obesity. In 2002, BASO published its first consensus on assessment and treatment of overweight and obesity as a guideline for general practitioners and specialists.


BASO wants to promote interdisciplinary cooperation in the treatment of obesity and encourages health professionals and scientists of different disciplines to become a member of BASO. BASO aims to facilitate communication between individuals and organizations and encourages every initiative to counter the obesity epidemic.

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Apply for membership of BASO for an annual membership fee of €40

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