IMPLEMENTING A WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SERVICE IN A CHAIN PHARMACY IN NIGERIA
- In: Poster Session
- At: Düsseldorf (Germany) (2015)
- Type: Poster
- By: ADENIYI, Molade (Health Plus Limited, Pharmacy Services, Lagos, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Bukky George
Obesity is rapidly becoming a major health issue in Nigeria as more people embrace western eating habits. The 2008 WHO report for Nigeria shows for adults, 5.1% males and 9% females are obese. Obesity is associated with the development of non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, hypercholesterolemia and.. The access to the whole abstract and if available the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.