1600 Health Professionals Trained on Obesity Control
The Obesity Control Program has trained and developed the skills of health professionals in primary care centers, including physicians and technicians, in the field of obesity treatment and prevention in all regions of the Kingdom, (20 regions). The training program included 20 workshops and 60 lectures at the primary care centers, covering the following points: 
  • Introduction to the Obesity Control Program in the Kingdom (vision, mission and objectives).
  • The rate of obesity disease prevalence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia compared to the rest of the world.
  • The reasons for the prevalence of obesity and its complications.
  • Clinically dealing with obese people: medical history, screening and laboratory tests.
  • Drug treatment of obesity.
  • Surgical treatment of obesity.
Last Update : 24 August 2015 10:35 AM
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