Symposium on cutting edge management of lifestyle diseases

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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

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