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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
Time:9:00- 12:00
Venue: Laico Regency Hotel

Speakers and their respective topics will be:

  1. Prof. Palep Jaydeep - Indian experience of surgical management of obesity
  2. Dr. Rosslyn Ngugi - Management of obesity: physician’s view
  3. Dr. Jane Kamau - Management of obesity: exercise physiologist’s view
  4. Prof. Charles Ibingira - Subsaharan experience of surgical management

Prof. Palep Jaydeep, Nanavati Super speciality hospitalProf. Palep Jaydeep, Nanavati Super speciality hospital Dr. Rosslyn Ngugi, Mount Kenya UniversityDr. Rosslyn Ngugi, Mount Kenya University

Dr. Jane Kamau, Kenyatta UniversityDr. Jane Kamau, Kenyatta UniversityProf. Charles Ibingira, Makerere UniversityProf. Charles Ibingira, Makerere University

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