Due to the dramatically increasing needs for obesity prophylaxis and treatment in Kenya as well as the difficulties and high costs of accessing treatment overseas, the East African Bariatric Clinic (EABC), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) of Kenya, will mark World Anti-Obesity Day for the first time in Kenya on 26th November 2014.
WORLD ANTI-OBESITY DAY 2015 KENYA
26th November 2015
San Valencia Garden, Nairobi
Organized by East African Bariatric Clinic and Obesity Awareness Organization in collaboration with Kenya Ministry of Health
Obesity and overweight in Kenya is currently approaching 50 % among the urban population. 29% of all children in Nairobi’s private schools, and 22% of preschool children in urban areas are overweight and obese. Obesity leads to more than 65 different diseases, and is a leading cause of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, atherosclerosis etc. (more…)