Day 1_Session 2

Globesity and Increasing Non-Communicable Diseases

Speakers:
Naglaa M. Kamal, MD

Summary

Obesity cases are growing more than double the rate of cases of hunger and malnutrition. This has been such a widespread epidemic, that the WHO coined the term “globesity” to show the extent of its occurrence throughout the world. Areas of concern when it comes to obesity include its relationship with non-communicable diseases, and that it is now affecting an even younger population. In this lecture, Naglaa M. Kamal, MD, speaks more about this in detail, including the roots causes of obesity, and the action plans to combat this in adults and in children. Watch it to learn more.