MKU to hold a symposium on Weight Management
MKU College of Health has brought together renown specialists from MKU medical school, Nanavati Super speciality hospital (India), Makerere University (Uganda) and Kenyatta University to a symposium.
The symposium’s objective is to share preventive and management strategies for the obesity epidemic. Overweight and Obesity have affected more than a billion people hence a risk factor for Cardiovascular diseases.
We need to get ahead of this epidemic before it becomes a pandemic. Key topics will be on how to manage obesity by diet, exercise, medication and surgical management.
Theme:Cutting Edge Management of Lifestyle Diseases- Obesity
Date: 6th July 2019
Venue: Laico Regency Hotel
Speakers and their respective topics will be:
- Prof. Palep Jaydeep – Indian experience of surgical management of obesity
- Dr. Rosslyn Ngugi – Management of obesity: physician’s view
- Dr. Jane Kamau – Management of obesity: exercise physiologist’s view
- Prof. Charles Ibingira – Subsaharan experience of surgical management