About Us

Hong Kong Obesity Society (HKOS) was set up in April 2016 with the following principal aims:
To raise awareness of obesity in Hong Kong.
To serve as a platform to connect doctors and allied health professionals involved in the management of obesity and obesity-related disorders.
To serve as a bridge between the local and international professional communities in the field of obesity medicine.



Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity 2023

Date: 4-6 August 2023 (Friday to Sunday)

Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (1 Expo Drive, Wanchai, Hong Kong)

Theme: The Many Faces of Obesity

Organized by: Asia-Oceania Association for the Study of Obesity & Hong Kong Obesity Society

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Announcement of Exemption under Section 88 

Hong Kong Obesity Society (HKOS) is exempted under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (Cap. 112) with effective from 23 April 2021.


**Application Close**

HKOS Research Fund (HKOSRF)

The Hong Kong Obesity Society (HKOS) is inviting applications of local research projects for the HKOS Research Fund (HKOSRF) for the year of 2023-24.


HKCRISPS Health Risk Engines

HKU Endo has launched a smartphone application with health risk engines for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. The health risk engines are developed based on the long term prospective data of the Hong Kong Cardiovascular Risk Factor Prevalence Study (CRISPS), a community-based cohort study established since 1994-1995. It is available for FREE download from Apple Store and Google Play Store.