From Birth to Beyond: A Discussion on Childhood Obesity
14 Aug 2018, 630pm
3W’s Pavilion, UWI, Cave Hill, St. Michael
The Heart & Stroke Foundation of Barbados in association with the Healthy Caribbean Coalition and the Breastfeeding & Child Nutrition Foundation will be hosting a public lecture exploring the issue of childhood obesity and its consequences in Barbados and the Caribbean. Children with obesity are at higher risk of developing other chronic health conditions and diseases including asthma, sleep apnea, type 2 diabetes and risk factors for heart disease. Speakers include Prof Anne St. John, Consultant Paediatrician; Dr. Alison Bernard, President, Breastfeeding & Child Health Foundation and Ms. Abigail Clarke, Registered Dietitian. The public is invited to attend.