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Obesity Awareness Week 2022

Mar 23, 2022
02.30 PM - 04.30 PM

The Obesity Awareness Week 2022 will be held from March 28th to April 1st, 2022 to raise public awareness and improve the understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases. This event is jointly organized by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Overseas Hub in Malaysia, Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) “Linking obesity to cancer: an integrative study from molecule to society” program and Universiti Malaya (UM) Pharmacy Society. The 5-days event will consist of a series of webinars, scientific poster presentations, and many more. 

We have prepared a total of four webinar series involving experts from global universities and industry representatives. Pre-register your attendance here: https://bit.ly/3Ch55vL

Series 1
🔍 The Obesity Epidemic – Perspectives from Asian Countries
📅 28th March 2022, Monday
⏰ 2.30 – 4.00pm (Malaysia & Taiwan), 1.30 - 3.00pm (Thailand & Vietnam)

Series 2
🔍 The link between Obesity and Colorectal Cancer
📅 29th March 2022, Tuesday
⏰ 2.30 – 4.00pm (Malaysia & Taiwan), 1.30 - 3.00pm (Thailand & Vietnam).

Series 3
🔍 Obesity Prevention and Management: The Roles of Hospital and Community based Health Practitioners
📅 30th March 2022, Wednesday
⏰ 9.00am – 11.45am (Malaysia & Taiwan), 8.00 - 10.45am (Thailand & Vietnam)

Series 4
🔍 Drug discovery: Advances in Obesity treatment and management
📅 30th March 2022, Wednesday
⏰ 2.30 – 4.00pm (Malaysia & Taiwan), 1.30 - 3.00pm (Thailand & Vietnam)

Also, take the time to unleash your creativity in our TikTok Challenge with the theme of "healthy lifestyle/ exercise/ physical activity/ Zumba/ dance or anything related to obesity". To know more about this challenge, click HERE.

Or you can join our virtual 10,000 Steps Challenge for a start for better health. Register before 22 March 2022 via this LINK. 

Follow these Facebook pages to know more about our event:
🔗 https://www.facebook.com/umphc
🔗 https://www.facebook.com/gutstofightcancer
🔗 https://www.facebook.com/NCKUOHinMalaysia