The Impact of COVID-19 on Obesity and Diabetes in the Asia-Pacific Region

Hosted by NCD Child, in partnership with the Asia-Pacific Pediatric Association (APPA) and Caring and Living as Neighbours (CLAN), the two-day workshop will provide an opportunity for individuals in the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen their advocacy and leadership skills, and collaborate on strategies to keep young people living with obesity and/or diabetes safe during COVID-19.

Date: October 23 & 24

Time: 2 – 5 PM AEST

Day 1 Keynote speaker:Mr. Budi Gunadi Sadikin, Minister of Health, Indonesia

Participants will have the opportunity to attend four of the following breakout sessions:

Networking– Participants will have an opportunity to introduce themselves, and meet others working in the region.

NCD Champions– Participants will hear from Dr. Aman Pulangan, MD, Ph.D., FAAP, FRCPI (Hon.), on leadership opportunities.

 NCD Lab– Participants will hear from Dr. Ghaisani Fadiana, MD, NCD Lab Winner, on her diabetes education project.

Running a Successful Social Media Campaign– Participants will hear from Dr. Mesty Ariotedjo, Founder and CEO of the child developmental platform- Tentang Anak.

 Voicing Ideas on Obesity– Participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with others on ideas to prevent and address obesity in the Asia-Pacific region.

 Voicing Ideas on Diabetes– Participants will have an opportunity to collaborate with others on ideas to prevent and address diabetes in the Asia-Pacific region.

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