Bareen International Hospital educates Abu Dhabi University Students on Obesity

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Underlining Bareen International Hospital's anti-obesity campaign #TakeTheStairs Challenge, Dr. El Zaqui Ladha, Consultant - Bariatric and General Surgery, educates students from Abu Dhabi University about obesity and its link to sedentary lifestyle.  

The exclusive interview was held at Bareen, where a group of students arranged their schedule to meet Dr. Ladha, the ambassador of #TakeTheStairs Challenge, to discuss the topic.  According to the World Health Organization, worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975.  In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight.  Of these, over 650 million were obese.