All around the world, there are ongoing conversations about obesity and it’s impact on individuals and society at large. Holistic Living and the East African Bariatric Center collaborated in bringing together experts from various fields to facilitate this conversation here in Kenya.
The 4th Annual Obesity Africa Symposium was held at Safari Park Hotel on the 24th and 25th of November, 2017. The largest convention since the first one in 2014 brought a record number of physicians, psychologists, nutritionists, dietitians, patients and members of the public who discussed obesity and it’s various causes and implications. Simultaneously held Surgeons Workshop, Physicians Workshop and Diet and Behavioral Modification session made for a comprehensive symposium.
Issues related to food addiction, weight loss, nutrition, surgery and recovery were tackled in the presentations, after which attendees had a chance to socialize over a scrumptious meal.

Did you attend this year’s symposium? Leave a comment to share your experience!

Some of the days’ highlights are shown in the photos below

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