Launch of the African Centre for Obesity Prevention
Members of the media are invited to attend the breakfast launch of African Centre for Obesity Prevention (ACTION).
Obesity is a global health problem and South Africa is the most obese country in Sub-Saharan Africa. To address and prevent obesity, we need science to provide the evidence and clarity. ACTION is hosted by the MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Date: 17 November 2015
Time: 08h00 for 08h30
Venue: Adler Museum, Wits Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown
- Welcome – Professor Shane Norris
- What is ACTION? – Dr Lisa Micklesfield
- Obesity in South Africa – Dr Moji Musa
- Debunking obesity myths – Professor Shane Norris
Breakfast will be served at 09h00.
Please confirm your attendance – contact Kemantha Govender on 084 737 6522/[email protected]