Panel discussion on childhood obesity on Tuesday


The public is invited to a panel discussion on the topic: Demystifying the Management of Childhood Obesity on Tuesday, October 1, at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, Two Mile Hill, St. Michael.

The discussion, hosted by the Barbados Drug Service, begins at 7 p.m.

The panellists will be Community Nutrition Officer, Stacia Whittaker; medical practitioners, Dr Heather Armstrong and Dr Diane Brathwaite; exercise therapist, Falicia Goodridge; psychologist, Vania Patrick-Drakes and youth advocate, Rondell Trim.

From 6 to 7 p.m. attendees will be able to view displays and receive information on practical ways to manage and prevent childhood obesity.

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